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Philip BARBUTO

Regimental number3352
Date of birth23 July 1898
Place of birthSicily, Italy
SchoolBrooklyn, New York, USA
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFruiterer
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Gretano Barbuto, Messina Leni, Sicily, Italy
Enlistment date1 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 June 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 7 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date27 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine, Syria

Contracted malaria, 8 October 1918; recovered and returned to duty.

Disembarked Australia, 27 July 1919; discharged, 27 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 March 1971

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