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Sydney Arthur PHILIP

Regimental number549
Date of birth--/08/1890; secondary dob: 08/08/1890
Place of birthSurry Hills, New South Wales
SchoolSt Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Address69 Surbiton Villa, Holdsworth Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Philip, 69 Surbiton Villa Holdsworth Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name13th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF58
Promotion date: 30 March 1917


Unit: INF58
Promotion date: 7 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Other details

Enlisted 19 September 1914, embarked 22 December 1914. Took part in the landing at Gallipoli, contracted an illness and evacuated. Upon recovery went to France. Wounded at Bullecourt 5 May 1917 and evacuated to No 2 London General Hospital, Chelsea. Recovered and returned to duty until cessation of hostilities. Returned to Australia on 1914 furlough.

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