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William Harvey PHILLIPS, Private

William Harvey PHILLIPS, Private

Male 1903 - 1964  (61 years)

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  • Name William Harvey PHILLIPS  [1
    Suffix Private  
    Born 21 Aug 1903  Fremantle WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1914-1918  WWI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Never married. Saw AIF service in Middle East, New Guinea and Aust. No#WX9356 service records at NAA & was a Stevedore in Qld, NSW and New Guinea. Medals and Service records copies with Ian Barnes(family). After discharge William Harvey worked as a grader driver for Greenough Shire WA  
    Military Service 1921  WWII Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WX9356...Enrolled first time with 10th Light Horse. Pre-War occupation Labourer.  
    Military Service 1939-1945  WWII Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Second enrolment was 30 October 1940 to middle East Nov 1941 followed by several medical issues including torn cruciate ligament. Later a short period in New Guinea during 1943 
    Military Service 1939-1945  WWII Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Service Medals: 1939-1945 British Star, Pacific Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Australian Service Medal. Source Page 6 of military records on naa.gov.au and on page 8 refers to him as a private. 
    Cause of death 1964  Hilton Park WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Heart Disease.  
    Died 19 Nov 1964  Hilton Park WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I-3117  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2019 

    Father Joseph PHILLIPS,   b. 15 Feb 1872, Wallaroo SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1940, Wyalkatchem WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship -1016 
    Mother Frances Agnes STURGEON,   b. 1 May 1876, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1914, Fremantle WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Relationship -1016 
    Married 28 Sep 1897  Fremantle WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Marriage/Wedding 27 Jan 1917 
    No evidence provided/available. Other family names provided (a)?Cowan or (b)Cowen NF details 
    Marriage/Wedding 6 May 1922  WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wedding:(3rd) Groom:Phillips,Joseph Bride:Sims,Kate at Perth WA Reg No.473 Year:1922 
    Family ID F-1016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0249 - Harvey & Beatrice Phillips.jpg
    0249 - Harvey & Beatrice Phillips.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .

    2. [S-57] FS Ian Barnes (WAGS Member) Emaild Nov 2017, Date from Joseph Phillips personal Birthday book. , 29 Jul 2017 Ian Barnes WA (family member of this p.
      Dates and details-Sourced from Birthday Book. Page number not provided. Stated as never married. Died 61yoa in 1964 RegNo.593.
      Also on WA DOTAG BDM website states RegNo. 2736 birth year 1903

    3. [S-91] Australian War Memorial website, https://www.awm.gov.au/collection, 24 Apr 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      No:WX9356;Date of birth-21 Aug 1903-Place of birth: FREMANTLE WA : Place of enlistment - CLAREMONT WA : Next of Kin - PHILLIPS JOHN

    4. [S-57] FS Ian Barnes (WAGS Member) Emaild Nov 2017, Date from Joseph Phillips personal Birthday book. , 29 Jul 2017 Ian Barnes WA (family member of this p.
      Dates and details-Sourced from Birthday Book. Page number not provided.

    5. [S-57] FS Ian Barnes (WAGS Member) Emaild Nov 2017, http://www.bdm.dotag.wa.gov.au/_apps/pioneersindex/, 29 Jul 2017 Ian Barnes WA (family member of this p.
      Ian Barnes states on his paperwork: WA BDM ;Fremantle District 1897 RegNo:564 his records state updated 16 Apr 2017.