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Phillip Harris Oldfield McARDELL

Regimental number4856
Place of birthInvercargill, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKondinin via Corrigan, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Mr J O O McArdell, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialMud Corner British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 5), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Christina MCARDELL. Native of New Zealand
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Captain John Orson Oldfield McARDELL MC, Mining Corps, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919; 737 Pte Lionel Clarence McARDELL, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 April 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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