Philip Ted KLUCK

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KLUCK, Philip Ted

Service Number: 3514
Enlisted: 4 January 1917, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Lowood, Queensland, 8 September 1895
Home Town: Murgon, South Burnett, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 26 September 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Murgon Memorial Wall, Murgon RSL Honour Board, Murgon War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3514, Brisbane, Queensland
24 Jan 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3514, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Jan 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3514, 52nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney
26 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3514, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood

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Biography

Memorial details: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium (Philip's body was never found)

Philip was the second youngest son to Johann and Rose Kluck of Murgon.They had 10 children with three of their sons enlisting for WW1 duties. Philip and his brother Frank would not return. He was the Uncle to a William Valentine Steele who also did not return.