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Mervyn Hugh PHILLIPS

Regimental number5744
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address33 Herbert Street, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Phillips, 33 Herbert Street, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 51), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
142
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Margaret PHILLIPS; husband of L. PHILLIPS. Native of Leichhardt, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4868 Pte Arthur Egbert PHILLIPS, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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