William Thomas Phillips

Personal Details

Born: 11 May 1894 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and baptised on 10 December the same year in St. Alkmund’s Church.

Family: He was the third of ten children born to John Phillips, a general labourer, and his wife Annie. He married Ethel Cartwright in 1922 in Whitchurch and together they had six children – Edward J, Joan Ethel, Irene Nancy, Ethel M, William Bertie and Brenda M.

Residence: In 1901 he lived at 7 Castle Hill, Whitchurch; by 1911 the family had moved to number 18 Castle Hill, where they were still living in 1919. In 1939 he was living at 4a Wrexham Road, Whitchurch; this was his address at the time of his death in 1966.

Employment: In 1911 he was an errand boy; in 1939 his occupation was foreman milk receiver.

Died: In 1966 at Copthorne Hospital, Shrewsbury, aged 71 and buried on 9 July the same year in Whitchurch cemetery.

Military details

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