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Albert Charles PHILLIPPS

Regimental number726
Place of birthCarrieton, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressPort Lincoln, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.4
Height5' 8"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Phillipps, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 November 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A45 Hessen on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 August 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Ellen. Photo: Brian McLauchlan
Discharge date21 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 3 August 1918 (wounded); discharged, Adelaide, 21 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as PHILLIPS.
Date of death16 February 1932
Age at death38
Place of burialPayneham Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, PHILLIPPS Albert Charles

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