James Graham (Jim) PHILLIPS

PHILLIPS, James Graham

Service Number: 27951
Enlisted: 25 February 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 4th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 11 August 1897
Home Town: Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Natural causes, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 15 July 1977, aged 79 years
Cemetery: Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery & Crematorium
Grave Location: 7-392, Portion 7/Grave 392. Also the Official Commemoration - Memorial Location: Wall 33/Row G; at the Queensland Garden of Remembrance (within the grounds) of Pinnaroo Lawn Cemetery & Crematorium - Graham Rd - Bridgeman Downs, Qld, Australia.
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World War 1 Service

25 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 27951, Brisbane, Queensland
25 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 27951, 9th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 27951, 9th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Ascanius, Sydney
1 Aug 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 4th Field Artillery Brigade
28 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 27951, 4th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

'Mr. A. S. Phillips, Queen street, is in receipt of a cablegram from his eldest son, Gunner W. J. (Jack) Phillips (/explore/people/85831), saying he is returning to Australia. He was gassed in March last, and in May was wounded In the lower right leg by a piece of high explosive shell. The cable also said his other son, Gunner J. G. (Jim) Phillips, was well.' from The Telegraph 7 Sep 1918 (nla.gov.au)