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Samuel Perks PHILLIPS

Regimental number4846
Place of birthBirmingham, England
AddressArno Bay, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44.4
Height5' 9"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinBrother, R W Phillips, Arno Bay, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Discharge date14 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Czar', 23 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 14 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 December 1952
Age at death84
Place of burialMinnipa Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, PHILLIPS Samuel Perks

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