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Francis Benjamin Phillips

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Francis Benjamin AWMM
  • Surname
    Phillips AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Korea 332352 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 July 1931 Public source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Korea 332352 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Benjamin traveled via Sydney, New Guinea and Guam and arrived in Iwakuni, Japan on on the 4th July 1953.
    He left Pusan, South Korea on the 10th November on HMT New Australia for return to Australia. Left Australia on TEAL aircraft, arriving in NZ on 20 November 1954. (Chamberlain, 2013)

    His ashes are buried next to his brother George Bruce Phillips (Service number 336664) who also served in Korea. (Family Source,9/04/15) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    4 July 2008 Auckland Council
    Age 77 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium, Schnapper Rock, Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM Northern Division Rsa Ash Lawn Section 2 Block J Row A Plot 9 AWMM
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Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Noth Shore Cremation Records
    http://aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    p.331 AWMM

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25 April 2018Natacha KerehiAustraliaDirect descendant
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