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Philip Alexander Albert Knight PRESCOTT

Regimental number1669
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBingara, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinFriend, Henry Charles Ellison Rich, Bligh Chambers, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the South African (Boer) War.
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentTPR
Unit nameAustralian Remount Unit 2, Squadron 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number28/3/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 10 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2601
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Remount Unit
FateDied at sea 10 February 1916
Place of death or woundingAt sea (Red Sea, outward from Sydney)
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsChatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal

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