Born: 1917, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd September 1943; age: 26; Japanese POW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Residence: 11, Kingsgate Drive, Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5828808.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 5th Battalion – Infantry.


Grave Reference:


Chungkai War Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James Herbert & Florence Emma Phillips, of Ipswich; husband of Rosetta Hilda Phillips, of Ipswich.


Father: James Herbert Phillips, born 1885, Ipswich.

Mother: Florence Emma Phillips (nee Wade), born 1887, Ipswich.


In 1939, Ipswich, Walter married Rosetta Hilda Manning, born October 1918, Ipswich.


Probate to Rosetta Hilda Phillips.

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