|Place of birth||Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria|
|School||Yarra Park Public School, Richmond, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||East Richmond, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Father, Edwin John Phillips, 8 Elizabeth Street, East Richmond, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/75/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France|
|Age at death from cemetery records||34|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 22), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Edward and Julia PHILLIPS, 8 Elizabeth Street, North Richmond, Victoria. Native of Melbourne|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 1804 Pte Alfred Ernest PHILLIPS, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Ferry Post, 25 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 2150213: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills 10.10.19.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, PHILLIPS Edwin John
Red Cross File No 2150213