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Alfred Ernest PHILP

Regimental number1720
Place of birthBurra South Australia
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressPort Vincent, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Mrs Annie Kirby, Willunga, South Australia
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/65/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4126 Sapper Richard Wendon PHILP, 2nd Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 28 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 April 1945
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery

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