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Robert PHILLIPS

Regimental number27836
Place of birthLongwarry Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationContractor
AddressDrouin, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, S Phillips, Drouin, Victoria
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 24, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/134/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row J, Grave No. 4A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Carrie PHILLIPS, Drouin, Victoria. Native of Longwarry, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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