Thomas Musgrave PHILLIPS

PHILLIPS, Thomas Musgrave

Service Number: 2958
Enlisted: 4 May 1916, Maryborough, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Queensland, 26 August 1898
Home Town: Gootchie, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Maryborough, Queensland, 9 December 1972, aged 74 years
Cemetery: Maryborough Cemetery
Section: Garden of Rest ix, Plot: 223
Memorials: Gundiah & District Roll of Honour, Tiaro War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

4 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2958, Maryborough, Queensland
27 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2958, 52nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Brisbane
27 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2958, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Jul 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 25th Infantry Battalion
7 Nov 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2958, 25th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Passchendaele , Gassed
17 Jul 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2958, 25th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", Shell wound (left hand)
7 Nov 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 9th Infantry Battalion
3 May 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2958, 9th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

'MILITARY NOTES.

Mrs. H.- Bow. Gootchie, has been officially advised that her brother, Private T. M. Phillips, had been admitted on 12th November, to the Connaught Hospital. Aldershot (England.), suffering from the effects of gas. Another brother, Private E. J. Phillips, was recently reported having been admitted to hospital with shrapnel wounds in the left forearm.' from Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser 15 Dec 1917 (nla.gov.au)

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