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William Henry PHILLIPS

Regimental number5445
Place of birthKerang Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStockman
AddressMetropolitan Hotel, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr R H Phillips, Sarina via Mackay, Queensland
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 18A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
67
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Adopted son of Mary MAXWELL, 34 North Kellop Street, Geelong, Victoria

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