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Brian Phillips.

Catherine Wayman.

Digger History: an unofficial history of the Australian & New Zealand Armed Forces, website, <>.

Don Phillips.

From the Past, to the Present, vol. 2, Ingrid Turner, 2000.

Irene Barnes.

Irene 'Sis' Phillips.

Jack Phillips.

Laurie Phillips.

Lesley Blythman.

Madge Phillips.

Paul Tsorbaris.

Peter Phillips.

Shepparton News.

Terry Sier, via Reg Phillips.

Trevor Phillips.