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Thomas William PHILLIPS

Regimental number2941
Place of birthBirmingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
AddressArno Bay, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 7.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jane Louisa Phillips, Arno Bay, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Imperial Bushmen's Contingent, South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date8 June 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Discharge date9 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 16 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Adelaide, 9 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 March 1940
Place of burialLight Oval, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, PHILLIPS Thomas William

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