Philip EARLE

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EARLE, Philip

Service Number: 45104
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (8RAR)
Born: Glenelg, South Australia, 14 November 1946
Home Town: Glenelg, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: St Leonards Primary School, Goodwood Boys High
Occupation: Fibreglasser
Died: Accidental, South Vietnam, 1 May 1970, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Derrick Gardens Path 17 Grave 930A
Memorials: Adelaide Pathway of Honour - 8th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, Adelaide South East Asian Conflicts Memorial, Adelaide Vietnam War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Kallangur Vietnam Veterans' Place
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Vietnam War Service

12 Nov 1969: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 45104, 1 Australian Reinforcement Unit
7 Jan 1970: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 45104, 8th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (8RAR)
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Debra Mason

45104 Private Phillip Earle Age 23
8th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment
Earle was killed accidentally, dying of gunshot wounds at 2am 1st May 1970 Phuoc Tuy.

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