Padre Phillip Anderson

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Padre Anderson came to Canberra as a child, in 1965. After high school he joined the Citizen Military Forces (the militia).  He enlisted as an army chaplain in 1991 and was posted to 1 Field Regiment as a general reserve chaplain.

Anderson  served in the Australian Regular Army from December 1992, with two overseas postings to Bougainville, in 1999 and 2001. He also held various senior chaplaincy roles in postings in Australia before his retirement in January 2013.