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Robert Edward Phillips

  • Birth 11 Apr 1895
  • Death 23 Sep 1968
  • Burial St Veep, Cornwall Unitary Authority, Cornwall, England
  • Memorial ID 8025565

World War I Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant in the 13th Battalion, Warwickshire Regiment, British Army. During the battle at River Hai, Kut, Mesopotamia, on January 25, 1917, Lieutenant in Phillips led his company with courage and skill in the face of the enemy. For conspicuous gallantry, he was promoted Captain and awarded Victoria Cross Medal in June 1917.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 24 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8025565
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Edward Phillips (11 Apr 1895–23 Sep 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8025565, citing St Veep Churchyard, St Veep, Cornwall Unitary Authority, Cornwall, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .