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Philip Norman TEARE

Regimental number4532
Date of birth20 March 1893
Place of birthO'Halloran Hill, South Australia
SchoolMitcham Public School and Christian Brothers Catholic College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway porter
AddressBay Road, Keswick, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabel Teare, Bay Road, Keswick, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 November 1917
Age at death24.8
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row FF, Grave No. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Philip Thomas and Lucy Isabella TEARE, Keswick, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded, 1 May 1917; recovered and returned to duty. Wounded, second occasion, and gassed, 29 October 1917; died at 17th Clearing Hospital, 1 November 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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