Born in Macefen, Malpas, Cheshire in 1897, the third son of Ambrose George and Sarah Shone of Back Lane, Nomansheath, Malpas, Cheshire.
Phillip’s enlistment papers show him as a platelayer.
Regiment : 1st/1st Field Company, Royal Engineers
Rank : Sapper
Service Number : 1085
Killed in action; France 4 November 1916 Aged 19