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Phillip John Charles WHARTON

Regimental number3683
Place of birthWest Norwood, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoot Salesman
AddressRose of South Yarra Hotel, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinFather, Philip Thomas, Wharton, 'The Granary', Wickford, Essex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3686
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Philip John
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Phillip Thomas and Rose WHARTON
Discharge date15 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devanha', 8 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 23 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 15 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death23 August 1932
Age at death42
Place of burialDalby Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHARTON Phillip John Charles

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