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Corporal 1144

8th Battalion

Ballarat, Victoria

His mother Mrs. Georgina Rennie Lockwood of PO 32 Leongatha and earlier 140 little Ryrie St Geelong

Korumburra, Victoria 27/9/1914

Age 30 years 3 months, 5'6", brown eyes and dark brown hair


Farm labourer

He was killed in action at Pozieres on 25/7/1916

He was buried at Puchevillers Military Cemetery north east of Villers Botage

He lived in Leongatha, Victoria

He was in the 8th battalion from the start.
Information on his circular was witnessed by William Russell. William Russell was Alan Russell�s father.
27/9/14 He enlisted in Korumburra
22/12/14 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Themistocles
25/4/15 He was at the Gallipoli landing
20/8/15 He was admitted to the field ambulance at Anzac with diarrhea
22/8/15 He was moved to Mudros and admitted to the 18th Stationary Hospital with enteritis
19/9/15 He was admitted to a convalescent camp at Mudros and discharged
25/9/15 He went back to hospital on Lemnos
Embarked Alexandria
Disembarked Marseilles
He was in action at the Somme
25/7/16 He went to the 44th Casually Clearing Station where he died
His effects consisted of an identity disc, leather money belt, jug purse, whistle, lanyard, pocket knife and chain, stud, notebook, post cards, letters, photos and a battalion colour
7/6/16 His mother received his effects
3/5/17 His death certificate was sent to Mr. J W Sutherland solicitor of Leongatha. Mr. Sutherland requested this, as it was required by an insurance company.
* He was buried at Puchevillers military cemetery 5 � miles N E of Villers.Botage France

His mother was married to a Lockwood, the soldier�s father died in 1896
Her other sons were J G Phillips 3rd DAC and Captain A F Phillips 7th Battalion AIF



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PHILLIPS, Duncan Alexander

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