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John Hatton PHILLIPS

Regimental number2968
Place of birthKingston, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPorter
AddressTerowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.5
Height5' 11"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Phillips, Terowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date18 September 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*second given name two spellings Hatton and Hutton
Discharge date13 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 5 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: tubercular peritonitis), Adelaide, 13 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 February 1973
SourcesNAA: B2455, PHILLIPS John Hatton

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