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Rfm. William Phillips
British Army London Regiment 6th Btn.
from:31 Holly Road, Hampton Hill, Middlesex
My step grandfather, William Phillips was born in Milton,Gravesend in Kent on 20.6.1892. He was posted to France on 24.12.1916 with the 6th Londons. He was blown up by a shell and had abdominal pain. He was sent to Huddersfield War Hospital and subsequently sent back to France. He sufferred from inhaling gas on five occasions but managed to see the war out and was discharged on 11.3.1919.and sent home. He married my grandmother on 28.12.1915 and lived until 29.9.1973.
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