Ernest Phillips

Personal Details

Born: 26 October 1884 in Gredington, Flintshire, Wales.

Family: Military records for an Ernest Phillips (4147 King’s Shropshire Light Infantry) identify an address of 10 Dodington, Whitchurch at which a Phillips family were living in 1891 and 1901; this suggests this was his family and his parents were William and Sarah Phillips, although the Census returns do not include him. He married Susannah Jones in 1907 in Whitchurch and together they had at least two children – Willie and Mary Ellen.

Residence: In 1911 he was living at 38 Bargates, Whitchurch where he continued to live until at least 1919. In 1939 his address was 19 Yardington, Whitchurch where he was still living at the time of his death.

Employment: In 1911 he was a platelayer; in 1939 he worked in a gauge railway engineering maintenance repair shop.

Died: 8 May 1956 in Whitchurch, aged 71, and was buried on 11 May the same year in Whitchurch cemetery.

Military Details

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