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Alfred William PHILLIPS

Regimental number939
Place of birthFranklin, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address8 Park Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30.3
Height5' 8"
Weight167 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby Agnes Phillips, 8 Park Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 April 1915
Place of enlistmentHobart, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1916
Discharge date27 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HS 'Kanowna', 11 May 1916; discharged (medically unfit: lumbago), Hobart, 27 September 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsPlace of birth incorrectly entered on NAA RecordSearch title page as Kent, England
SourcesNAA: B2455, PHILLIPS Alfred William

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