Service Number: 5158
Enlisted: 15 November 1915, Townsville, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stoke-on-Trent, England, 1888
Home Town: Townsville, Townsville, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness (tuberculosis), Enoggera Military Hospital, Queensland, 30 May 1919
Cemetery: Toowong (Brisbane General) Cemetery
Plot: 10, Row 41, Grave No. 19
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

15 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5158, Townsville, Queensland
31 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5158, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
31 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5158, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney
11 Apr 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 5158, 15th Infantry Battalion, Medically discharged due to Phthisis (Tuberculosis)

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor


The RELATIVES of the late Corporal George Phillips desire to THANK the doctors, matron, nurses and orderlies, also Padre Brown, of the Enoggera Military Hospital for their untiring kindness to their loved one in his last illness.' from The Brisbane Courier 2 Oct 1919 (