RIPPIN Walter Harrold (Wally)

Australian Army Born Perth WA 22 June 1922 Died 16 October 2000

Service No: WX16878.  Jan 1939-40 Senior Cadets 44th Infantry Bn. 1940-41 Militia 44th Infantry Bn. Melville. 1941-44 Australian Imperial Force. 2/10th Armoured regiment. General grant Tanks. Oct 1944 Joined Z Special Unit Frazer Island Queensland. 1945 Parachuted into Borneo. Staff Officer 2 Task Force. Soldiered on after the War with 11/44th and 28th Infantry Battalions (CMF). 1970 Retired as Major.

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