The AIF Project

Russell Wyatt PHILLIPS

Regimental number16
Place of birthMudgee, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock and station agent
Address8 Adelaide Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24.4
Height5' 10.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs J L Phillips, 8 Adelaide Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 9 June 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of return to Australia incorrectly entered on Nominal Roll as 27 April 1915.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date30 September 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kyarra', 9 June 1915; disembarked Sydney, 17 July 1915; discharged (medically unfit: rheumatism), Sydney, 30 September 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 January 1969
SourcesNAA: B2455, PHILLIPS Russell Wyatt

Print format