(Service number 58589)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||15 August 1892||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Address at Enlistment||Princes Street, Waimate|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Clara PHILLIPS (mother), Princes Street, Waimate|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expedtitionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||29th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||15 August 1917|
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|Date of Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||10 August 1962||Age||69 years|
|Place of Death||Waimate|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimate Lawn Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Francis Phillips, known as Frank, was the oldest son of Thomas and Clara (née Hubbard) Phillips. His father died in 1907. Frank was a saddler at Waimate when he was called up, and, on 25 June 1917, he left with men from the South Canterbury military district for camp.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [24 October 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [25 October 2019]; Waimate Cemetery headstone transcription [25 October 2019]; Timaru Herald, 25 June 1917 (Papers Past) [15 May 2014]
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