war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Short Service.

Attestation Of
No. 13521. James Wm Phipps Dns of the line.
James William Phipps.
66, Snargate Street, Dover.
Age 33 years 196 days.
Occ. Canteen Manager.
Next of kin Ellen Phipps, 66, Snargate Street, Dover.
Enlisted at Dover, 9th December 1915.
Joined on enlistment 3rd Reserve Cavalry Regt. GS/13520.
Transferred to South Lancashire Regiment, 32108.
Posted to 7th South Lancs 18/12/16.
Posted 7th proceeded to join 2nd SLR 31/12/16.
Amb Field admitted 11/3/17.
Trench foot admitted to 12 C.C.S. 14/3/17.
Remaining in 12 C.C.S 14/4/17.
To duty 21/4/17.
Wounded in action 7/6/17.
GS wound forehead, admitted 77 F.A 7/6/17.
Admitted 2 C.C.S. 7/6/17.
Admitted 35 G.H. 8/6/17.
Invalided to England 17/7/17. 
Rank at death Pte.
Date of death 28/8/18.
Place of death B.E.F. France.
Cause of death Killed in action.
Father of soldier, James William Phipps, 66, Snargate Street, Dover.
Mother, Ellen, as above.
Percy George Phipps, age 21.
Effects returned, 2 discs, letters, photos, wallet, photo case.


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