Born: 23rd January 1900, Ipswich.

Died: 12th October 1918; age 18; Died of Wounds received in action.

Residence: 40, Milton Street, Ipswich.

Occupation: Lipton, Ltd., Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 92329

Regiment: London Regiment, posted 3rd London Regiment.

Formerly 61131, 51st Kings Royal Rifle Corps.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Houchin British Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Eldest son of John F. & Elizabeth Phillips, of 40, Milton Street, Ipswich.




1901   13, Hamilton Street, Ipswich.


John was a year old and living with his mother at the home of his maternal grandparents & uncle.

Alfred Sherwood, 51, a Foundry Labourer, born Colchester, Essex.

Mary A. Sherwood, 48, born Ipswich.

Alfred Sherwood Warden, 21, a Sugar Boiler, born Colchester.

Elizabeth Sherwood Phillips (nee Warden), 26, a Corset Maker, born Ipswich.

1 boarder.


1911   17, Harland Street, Ipswich.


John was 11 years & 2 months old and living with his parents & siblings.

John Fleming Phillips, 36, a General Labourer – at Orwell Works Foundry, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth, 36.

Alfred Charles Phillips, 7 & 8 months, born Ipswich.

Violet Mary Ann Phillips, 6 & 9 months, born Ipswich.

Frank Edward Victor Phillips, 4 & 8 months, born Ipswich.

James Herbert Henry Phillips, 3 & 3 months, born Ipswich.

William Reginald Phillips, 1 & 8 months, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Elizabeth Phillips – mother.


John is also remembered on the war memorial at St. John the Baptist Church, Ipswich.


London Regiment posted 3rd London Regiment

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