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Thomas Charles PHILIPSON

Regimental number3621
Date of birth23 July 1894
Place of birthLauriston, Victoria
SchoolFlinders Street Public School, and Christian Brothers' College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShop assistant
Address29 Wilkinson Road, Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T V Philipson, 29 Wilkinson Road, Parkside, South Australia
Enlistment date28 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 7, Field Ambulance 7, Section B
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Clan Mcewan on 28 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 2 November 1917
Discharge date6 February 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [5593] Captain George Patrick PHILIPSON, 1st Division Train, returned to Australia, 15 november 1919; 6097 Pte John Henry PHILIPSON, 8th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 15 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 29 May 1941; discharged, 2 April 1947, as S31356 Captain, 3rd Australian Local Purchase Office.
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as PHILLIPSON.
Date of death28 June 1958
Age at death63
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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