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Stearne Langley PHILLIPS

Regimental number15717
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressUlverstone, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 6.5"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, F Phillips, Terenna Park, Dublin, Ireland
Previous military service12th Australian Light Horse; Served in the 12th Australian Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Place of enlistmentHobart Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Discharge date7 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Melbourne, 3 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 2 December 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 16 September 1917; taken on strength, 6th Field Ambulance, 3 October 1917. Detached with 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, for Artillery, 8 December 1917; rejoined 6th Field Ambulance, 18 December 1917.

On leave to United Kingdom, 7 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 22 October 1918. Detached to 20th Casualty Clearing Station, 17 February 1919. On leave to United Kingdom, 20 March 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 23 February 1919.

Marched out for return to Australia, 11 April 1919; commenced return to Australia on board 'Wiltshire', 4 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 19 August 1919; discharged, 7 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, PHILLIPS Stearne Langley

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