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Harold PHILP

Regimental number2238
Date of birth11 September 1889
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolNairne Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, F W Philp, Clifton Street, Goodwood, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 October 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBirmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery (Row B10, Grave No. 358), Warwickshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
94
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederic and Ellen PHILP, 38 Clifton Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1086 Driver Henry Clive PHILP, 4th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 10 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, Mouquet Farm, France, September 1916; invalided to Birmingham War Hospital, England, where he died, 21 October 1916.

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

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