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CPT Philip Mundy Chaworth-Musters

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CPT Philip Mundy Chaworth-Musters

Birth
Death 18 Jul 1917 (aged 22)
Burial Poperinge, Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Plot II.G.23.
Memorial ID 56455343 View Source

Phil was educated at Rugby School. He joined the British Forces soon after war was declared, and was commissioned to 28 Brigade Royal Field Artillery in October 1914. Phil was posted to France in November 1914 and served continuously in France and Belgium for the next 33 months. He was awarded the Military Cross in 1916 and promoted to Captain. He was hit by a British shell near Hooge, Flanders, on 17 July 1917 and died instantly, aged 22. He was buried at Poperinghe, Belgium.


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BELOVED TO YOU BE LIGHT AND LIFE AND JOY ALWAY

Gravesite Details

Captain, Div. Trench Mortar Officer, 25th Div. Royal Field Artillery. Age 22. Son of J. P. and M. A. Chaworth-Musters, of Annesley Park, Notts. MC.


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