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Cecil Sydney PHILBEY

Regimental number584
Place of birthKerang Victoria
AddressNortham, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W Philbey, Kerang, Victoria
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 662), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Charlotte PHILBEY, Kerang, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2710 Corporal Albert John PHILBEY, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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