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Samuel John PHILLIPS

Regimental number2483
Place of birthGlenco, via Toowoomba, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Amelia Annie Phillips, Hemmant, Cleveland Line, Queensland
Previous military service14th ALH
Enlistment date18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane PHILLIPS. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 June 1937
Age at death44
Place of burialMount Thompson Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland

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