(Service number 88179)
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|Date||22 February 1883||Place of Birth||Winchester, South Canterbury|
|Date||10 June 1918||Age||35 years|
|Address at Enlistment||Temuka|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs E. S. PHILP (wife), Temuka, Canterbury|
|Medical Information||Height 5 feet 5 inches. Weight 140 lbs. Chest measurement 34-37 inches. Complexion fair. Eyes grey. Sight - both eyes 6/6. Hearing & colour vision both normal. Limbs well formed. Full & perfect movement of all joints. Chest well formed. Heart & lungs normal. Free from hernia, varicocele, haemorrhoids. Varicose veins - slight. Slight defect but not sufficient to cause rejection - slight eczema inner side of left ankle. No fits. No notification for consumption. Never under treatment in a sanatorium or mental institution. Never absent from work through ill-health or accident.|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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|Date||1 August 1970||Age||87 years|
|Place of Death||Dunedin|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin|
|Memorial Reference||Block 166, Plot 81|
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George Philp was the son of Cornish parents, John Philp and Elizabeth Ann née Bartlett. George married Eliza Susan Carter on 8 April 1914 at Dunedin. Their daughter was born 8 December 1915 at Naseby.
NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ ref. AABK 18805 W5550 0092811) [05 August 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [02 August 2016]; Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin, headstone image & burial record (Dunedin City Council) [04 August 2016]; Temuka Leader, 20 June 1896, 4 October 1910, Otago Daily Times, 22 May 1918, Timaru Herald, 8 January 1910, 7 September 1918, Press, 10 September 1918 (Papers Past) [05 August 2016]
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