Thomas Vincent PHILLIPS

PHILLIPS, Thomas Vincent

Service Number: 2870
Enlisted: 15 June 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mount Perry, Queensland, 26 March 1894
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Red Hill, Queensland, 22 July 1945, aged 51 years
Cemetery: Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Queensland
Location: Columbarium 12, Section: Section 7
Memorials: Tiaro War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

15 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2870, Brisbane, Queensland
1 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2870, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Ayrshire embarkation_ship_number: A33 public_note: ''
1 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2870, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney
25 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 49th Infantry Battalion
9 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 49th Infantry Battalion
6 Dec 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 49th Infantry Battalion
2 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, 2870, 49th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor


PHILLIPS.— In loving memory of our Husband & Father, Sgt. Thomas Vincent Phillips, who passed into a higher sphere than ours, 23nd July, 1945.
Not lost, but merely gone before.
Inserted by his bereaved widow & son.' from The Telegraph 23 July 1947 (