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Laurie Allan PHILLIPS

Regimental number6849
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGrenfell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, Allan Robert Phillips, Grenfell, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 May 1917
Place of enlistmentCowra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date20 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mahia', 4 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 20 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 20 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 September 1961
Age at death65
Place of burialCremated: St Thomas Cemetery (Wall 7 Niche 87), Enfield, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, PHILLIPS Laurie Allan

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