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William George PHILLIPS

Regimental number1896
Place of birthBeaufort Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBeaufort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lena Phillips, Beaufort, Victoria
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 68), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Lena PHILLIPS, Beaufort, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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