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Full Name: Phillip Phelan
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Phillip
Surname: Phelan
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 8/1599
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Phillip Phelan (father), Progress Junction, Reefton, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 165 King Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Military District: Otago
Body on Embarkation: 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination: Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 580
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Malta ex Gallipoli
Date of Death: 30 September 1915
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of enteric
Cemetery Name: Addolorata Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: E. EA. A. 666.
Biographical Notes: Son of Mrs. F. Phelan, of Fox St., Cobden, Greymouth, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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