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George Patrick PHILIPSON

Regimental number5593
Date of birth21 November 1889
Place of birthAlbert Park, Victoria
SchoolLauriston State School, Victoria; Christian Brothers' College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDraughtsman
AddressWilkinson Road, Parkside, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, G.V. Philipson, same address
Enlistment date12 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameDivisional Train 4th Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 10 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1919
Discharge date2 March 1920
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6097 Pte John Henry PHILIPSON, 8th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 15 April 1918; 3621 Pte Thomas Charles PHILIPSON, 7th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 2 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

Also served in World War II: enlisted 25 February 1942; discharged, 1 December 1943, as S41241 Lieutenant, 3rd Training Bn.
Date of death1957
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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