George Henry PHILLIPS

PHILLIPS, George Henry

Service Number: 6335
Enlisted: 13 August 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Army Medical Corps (AIF)
Born: Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, 1 August 1887
Home Town: Springsure, Central Highlands, Queensland
Schooling: Allenstown State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Shop assistant
Died: Natural causes, Springsure, Queensland, Australia, 22 March 1942, aged 54 years
Cemetery: Springsure Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

13 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 6335, Brisbane, Queensland
21 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 6335, 7th Field Ambulance
21 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 6335, 7th Field Ambulance, HMAT Seang Bee, Brisbane
21 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 13th Field Ambulance
1 Feb 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 6335, Army Medical Corps (AIF), Medically discharged due to bronchitis

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

'PHILLIPS, George Henry. Private, No. 6335, 13th Field Ambulance. Born at Rockhampton in 1887, and educated at Allenstown State School, Rockhampton. The son of Arthur John and Jane Phillips, of 33, Davis Street, Rockhampton. Enlisted in July, 1915, and went into camp at Brisbane. Sailed for Egypt; attached to the 13th Field Ambulance. Served in France, and returned to Australia in January, 1918.' from Queenslanders Who Fought in the Great War. (nla.gov.au)

'LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS.

News has been received that Private Arthur Claude Phillips (/explore/people/322008), son of Mr. A. J. Phillips, 33 Davis-street, Rockhampton, has been wounded. Three of Mr. Phillips's sons have joined the forces. One, Private Ernest Phillips (/explore/people/127502), was invalided home some months ago, but is now working in the military motor garage in Melbourne. Another, Private George Phillips, is at the front.' from Morning Bulletin 27 Sep 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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