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John Henry PHILIPSON

Regimental number6097
Place of birthLauriston, Victoria
SchoolFlinders Street Public School, and Christian Brothers' College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressWilkinson Road, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr T V Philipson, Wilkinson Road, Parkside, South Australia
Enlistment date27 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Australian General Hospital, Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3621 Pte Thomas Charles PHILIPSON, 7th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 2 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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