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Philip Gordon WOOLCOCK

Regimental number937
Place of birthWarracknabeal Victoria
OccupationFarm hand
AddressWarracknabeal, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Woolcock, Gould Street, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll65th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917

Military Medal

'For ability and coolness as Platoon Sergeant on 31st August and 1st September, 1916, in front line trenches near POZIERES when his example and conduct did much to encourage and strengthen his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 May 1970

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