Huthwaite War Memorial Project

PHILLIPS T. 622141

Huthwaite War Memorial

Thomas Phillips

Private 622141 - Canadian Mounted Rifles
Saskatchewan Regiment

Date of Death 6th June 1916 : Aged 34

Ypres (Menin Gate Memorial) Panel 30,32

Son of Charles Henry Phillips of Fulwood, Sutton-in-Ashfield. Phillips was missing 12 months before reported dead. The following extract helped identification revealed by that joint church memorial service.

Notts Free Press – 29th. June, 1917. (Summary) A memorial service was held to L/cpl E. Bower (N. Staffs) L/cpl A. Weston (KRR) and Privates George Stubbins (Sherwood Foresters) H. Burton and T. Phillips (both Canadian contingents) - Phillips was missing 12 months before he was reported as killed. - Burton had been confirmed in the Parish Church and attended its Sunday school before going out to Canada. Weston commenced his teaching career at Church Schools, and his love for his country was handed down unsullied from his forefathers. He was a promising youth.

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Written 09 Feb 09 Revised 09 Feb 09 © by Gary Elliott