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Phillips, Henry Oliver

1939 - 1945 Star
1939 - 1945
1939 - 1945 War Medal
1939 - 1945
War Medal
Craftsman Henry Oliver Phillips (5336473)
Died on Friday 1st January 1943, aged 22
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Son of George Edward and Gladys May Phillips, of Winnersh.
Buried:Bearwood (St. Catherine) Churchyard
N. W. part.

Henry Phillips was born in the last quarter of 1920 in Wokingham to George and Gladys Phillips (née Newman).

In 1939 Henry's parents, and his sister Joan were living at Stokesay in Watmore Lane, Winnersh. His father's occupation was recorded as Council Sanitary Section Refuge Scavenger (Heavy Worker), while Joan was a drapery shop assistant.

Henry died on the 1st January 1943.

He rests in the churchyard of St.Catherines, Bearwood.


Henry Phillips at Bearwood (St.Catherine's) Churchyard
Bearwood (St.Catherine's) Churchyard
I have fought the good fight

They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun, and in morning
We will remember them.
Lawrence Binyon