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Roy PHIPPS

Regimental number1976
Place of birthRichmond New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDrover
AddressWagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lilian Mary Phipps, Albury Road, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered from Meritorious Service Medal)


Recommendation date: "4 March 1918

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 9 April 1918"

FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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