|National Roll of the Great War
Volume VI Birmingham
source:Transcribed from the printed copy|
|Phillips E E|
PHILLIPS E E Sapper RE
He was mobilised with the Territorials in August 1914, and in the following year was drafted to the Dardanelles with the RE. In this theatre of war he saw much heavy fighting, and on the Evacuation of the Gallipoli Peninsula did duty in Egypt, Arabia and Palestine. On each of these battle fronts he rendered valuable services as a wireless operator, and was demobilised on his return in September 1919. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
11, Goode Street, Hockley, Birmingham 6093A
PHILLIPS F Corporal, King’s Royal Rifle Corps
He volunteered in August 1915, and was quickly drafted to France, but after a few month’s service he was sent home, owing to his being under age. On attaining eighteen years he re-enlisted in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, with which Regiment he again proceeded to France. He took part in the Advance of 1918, and was badly wounded in action in June and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
11, Goode Street, Hockley, Birmingham 6093B
|Phillips J G|
PHILLIPS J G Corporal, 1/5th Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Volunteering in September 1914, after a period of training he was drafted to France. There he did good work in several important engagements, but was unfortunately killed on October 6th, 1916, by a bomb thrown from the German trenches. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medal.
11, Goode Street, Hockley, Birmingham 6093C