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Philpott Street

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Name Philpott
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24644
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 30 September 2014
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named in commemoration of Private Beaumont Philpott, who moved to the Northern Territory and joined the Union Reefs Gold Mining Syndicate before enlisting in the Australian Imperial Force in 1915, aged 25. Shortly after joining his Battalion, Private Philpott became ill and did not return to his Battalion until 10 January 1916 at Tel-el-Kebir. Private Philpott died of gas poisoning and shell wounds in the front line trenches at Messines on 17 June 1916, and was buried at Dranoutre Cemetery, France. Private Phillpott's name appears on the Darwin Cenotaph.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
30/09/2014 Date added to the Register
15/10/2014 NTG G41 Date Gazetted
08/07/2015 NTG G27 Extension - Date Gazetted
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