John Vivian George (Jack) PHILPOTT


PHILPOTT, John Vivian George

Service Number: 7317
Enlisted: 6 November 1916, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 40th Infantry Battalion
Born: Blackwood Creek, Tasmania, 19 December 1896
Home Town: Liffey, Northern Midlands, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 24 August 1918, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Blackwood Creek Baptist Church HR, Bracknell District Baptist Churches HR, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

6 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 7317, 12th Infantry Battalion, Claremont, Tasmania
10 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7317, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Feb 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 7317, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Adelaide
24 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 7317, 40th Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days"

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John PHILPOTT and Sarah PREECE

On Monday afternoon Pastor Holloway, of Bracknell, had to convey the sad news to Mr. John Philpott, of the Liffey, that his son, Private John Philpott, had been killed in France. Private Philpott had been away for about a year and a half, and in June last was reported wounded.