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Reginald Welchman PHELPS

Regimental number1585
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMount Grove, Gosford
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, James Le Bacy Phelps, 18 Woods Parade, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollActing Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters, Cairo
FateReturned to Australia 20 September 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Discharge date13 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Plassey', 20 September 1919; disembarked Sydney, 30 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 13 January 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PHELPS Reginald Welchman

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