Philipp Carl William QUAST

QUAST, Philipp Carl William

Service Number: 3220
Enlisted: 17 November 1916, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia, 23 July 1892
Home Town: Beenleigh, Logan, Queensland
Schooling: Beenleigh State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 26 September 1917, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
His name appears on Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panel 29. Originally buried but grave later lost
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane Grammar School Memorial Library WW1 Honour Board 2, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Springsure Shire of Bauhinia Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3220, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
23 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, 3220, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Demosthenes embarkation_ship_number: A64 public_note: ''
23 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, 3220, 52nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Philip Herman Quast and Christiane Sophie Quast nee Hellmuth of Beenleigh, SC Line, QLD

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal