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Phillip Isiah CHINNERY

Regimental number2637
Place of birthHighgate Hill, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressOxford Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6.25"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Annie Maria Chinnery, Oxford Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the 88th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1919
Discharge date30 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 12 October 1917, and taken Prisoner of War.

Repatriated to England; arrived, 19 December 1918.

Married Lizzie WAFFORN, spinster, aged 29, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, 14 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Katoomba', 8 August 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 15 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 30 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CHINNERY Phillip Isiah

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