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William Benjamin PHIPPS

Regimental number681
Date of birth--/08/1869
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
Address118 May Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinMrs Elizabeth Phipps, 118 May Street, St. Peters, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCOLOUR SGT
Unit name3rd Battalion D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF3
Promotion date: 28 January 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: INF3
Promotion date: 29 June 1916

FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth PHIPPS
Other details

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

Date of death12 July 1935
Age at death66
Place of burialBotany Cemetery, New South Wales

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