Biography

Birth date: 19 August 1884
Birth place: Australia: South Australia, Adelaide, Norwood
Death date: 28 April 1915
Death place: Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Final rank: Lance Corporal
Service number: 638 - First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 10th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

Roll of Honour

  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Date of Death: 28 April 1915
  • Unit: 10th Australian Infantry Battalion

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of embarkation: 20 October 1914
  • Place of embarkation: Adelaide

Collection Items

Private Record

Photograph

P04633.001

Informal group portrait of nine members of the 10th Battalion, all of whom enlisted in 1914, and embarked from Adelaide, SA, on 20 October 1914 aboard HMAT Ascanius and served at Gallipoli. All of these men, except Private (Pte) Guy Fisher and Pte Eric Meldrum were students at St Peters Anglican...

P04633.001

Film

The Last Post Ceremony commemorating the service of (638) Lance Corporal Philip de Quetteville Robin, 10th Battalion (Infantry), First World War

The Last Post Ceremony is presented in the Commemorative area of the Australian War Memorial every day. The ceremony commemorates more than 102,000 Australians who have given their lives in war and other operations and whose names are recorded on the Roll of Honour. At each ceremony the story...

PAFU/855.01

Timeline

Date of birth 1884-08-19
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 1914-08-24 Enlisted in the 10th Battalion.
Date of embarkation 1914-10-20
Date of death 1915-04-28 Killed in Action.
Date returned to Australia 1915-04-28