John Phillips

Alias Philips; Josef Feilipus

Born 3.05.1875

Place Kristinestad (Kristiinankaupunki), Finland

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Church of England

Father Peter Phillips

Mother Ana Sofia Phillips


Wife Eva Philips (Evelin Low), married 1904, 3 children, son Robert Philips

Residence before arrival at Australia Served 3 years in Spanish-American War and 4 years in South Africa

Arrived at Australia
on 1893
per Candore Castle
disembarked at Sydney

Residence before enlistment Was engaged in inter colonial coastal sailing; Melbourne

Occupation Seaman, sailmaker

Service 1 (Depot)
enlisted 13.10.1915
POE Melbourne
rank Private
discharged 6.11.1915

Service 2
service number 342
enlisted 19.06.1916
POE Melbourne
unit 12th MG Company
rank Private
place Western Front, 1916-1917
final fate RTA 8.04.1917
discharged 18.07.1917 MU

Naturalisation 1916

Residence after the war Sydney


Naturalisation (NAA) (Phillips)

Digitised service records 1 (Phillips) 2 (Philips) (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

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