Frank Phillips

Surname: Phillips
Other names: Frank
Other people in this story:
Edward Phillips
Edith Phillips (nee White)
Lucy Alice Morgan
Locations in this story:
Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Wardour, Wiltshire
Tisbury, Wiltshire
Romsey, Hampshire

Frank Phillips was born at Enmore Green, Shaftesbury, Dorset, in 1885 the son of Edward Phillips and Edith Phillips (nee White). By 1901 he was living at Wardour, Wiltshire. He enlisted with the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment on 28 Mar 1901. (Service No. 6635). He transferred to the Royal Field Artillery on 3 Nov 1902 (Service No. 27222) until discharged to the reserves on 2 Nov 1905. He was mobilized on 5 Aug 1914 but discharged on 9 Nov 1915 having completed his term of service. He married Lucy Alice Morgan at Tisbury on 1 Feb 1916 (no known children) but was later recalled to duty the same year and served through until demobilization on 19 Feb 1919 with the rank of Bombardier. He was awarded the Victory and British Medals as well as the 1914 Star. His last known address was Braishfield, Romsey, Hampshire. His date of death is unknown.

(Source: Based on previous research by Ken Baxter).


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