We remember Robert Edwin Phillips

We remember Robert Edwin Phillips

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Hill Top, West Bromwich United Kingdom Source:3503104 11th April 1895
1914
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:3503104 17th March 1914
1914
service British Army Captain and Adjutant Royal Warwickshire Regiment 9th Battalion Source:3503104 3rd December 1914 - 9th May 1918
1914
commission Regular Source:3503104 3rd December 1914
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:3503104 6th October 1915 - 17th November 1915
1916
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:3503104 29th April 1916 - 9th May 1918
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:3503104 25th January 1917
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Source:3503104 9th May 1918 - 13th February 1919
1922
children Rachel Phillips Source:3503104 29th October 1922
awards Legion d'Honneur Other War Service Award Source:3503104
sibling Claude Agustus Phillips Source:3503104
sibling Sydney Agustin Phillips Source:3503104
sibling Ida Phillips Source:3503104
service British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Royal Warwickshire Regiment Source:3503104
service British Army Temporary Captain Royal Warwickshire Regiment attached Royal Air Force Source:3503104
marriage Margaret Ford Source:3503104
marriage Amy Brockhouse Source:3503104
employment Area Tax Inspector Inland Revenue United Kingdom Source:3503104
education King Edward VI Grammar School Birmingham United Kingdom Source:3503104
1968
death Not War Related Source:3503104 23rd September 1968
burial St Veeps Churchyard Non-War Cemetery Lostwithel,Cornwall Source:3503104
children Michael Phillips Source:3503104
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:3503104
sibling Muriel Phillips Source:3503104

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert Edwin
Initials RE
Last Name Phillips
Source 8537732
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Warwickshire Regiment Temporary Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Warwickshire Regiment attached Royal Air Force Temporary Captain
British Army Royal Warwickshire Regiment 9th Battalion Captain and Adjutant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Legion d'Honneur Other War Service Award
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rachel Phillips daughter 29th October 1922
Michael Phillips son
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Hudson mother
Alfred Phillips father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ida Phillips sister
Sydney Agustin Phillips brother
Claude Agustus Phillips brother
Muriel Phillips sister
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Amy Brockhouse wife
Margaret Ford wife

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321

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Multimedia

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At a reunion for the veterans Mia25740
At camp Mia25740
Captain Robert Phillips receiving Victoria Cross Mia25740

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