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Alexander PHILPOT

Regimental number2039
Date of birth22 April 1897
Place of birthRenmark, South Australia
SchoolRenmark Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationHorticulturist
AddressRenmark, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Amelia Philpot, Renmark, South Australia
Enlistment date25 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Wounded, Mont St Quentin, France, 2 September 1918; invalided to Weymouth Hospital, England, 4 September 1918.

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