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James Edward PHILLIPS

Regimental number1639A
Place of birthDorrigo, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressNorth Dorrigo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 10.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Phillips, North Dorrigo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1643
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
Date: 15 September 1919

Discharge date4 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Beltana', 2 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 4 September 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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