William PHILPOT

PHILPOT, William

Service Number: 624
Enlisted: 6 February 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales, 10 January 1892
Home Town: Lithgow, Lithgow, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Natural causes, Ashfield, New South Wales, 14 August 1949, aged 57 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Cremated
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World War 1 Service

6 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 624, Liverpool, New South Wales
25 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 624, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 624, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
22 Aug 1915: Wounded Lance Corporal, SN 624, 18th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
4 Aug 1916: Wounded Lance Sergeant, SN 624, 18th Infantry Battalion, Pozières, 2nd occasion - GSW (scalp, neck and thigh)
4 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Company Sergeant Major, 18th Infantry Battalion
3 May 1917: Wounded Company Sergeant Major, SN 624, 18th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second), 3rd occasion - GSW (right leg)
30 Jul 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 18th Infantry Battalion
31 Aug 1918: Wounded Second Lieutenant, 18th Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne, FOURTH occasion
1 Nov 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 18th Infantry Battalion
25 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 18th Infantry Battalion

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"PHILPOT William - August 14 1949, at his residence 78 Norton Street Ashfield beloved husband of Jessie and dearly loved father of Cecil and Roy aged 57 years." - from the Sydney Morning Herald 15 Aug 1949 (nla.gov.au)