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Richard James PHILLIPS

Regimental number5394
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMitiamo, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Susan Phillips, 21 Breeze Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Sarah PHILLIPS. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 May 1940
Age at death65
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery, Victoria

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