Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas Henry Philpott

In memory of
Private
Thomas Henry Philpott
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
192419
Age:
22
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Division:
42nd Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
June 30, 1894 Lisburn, County Antrim, Ireland
Enlistment:
November 29, 1915 Toronto, Ontario

Son of James and Charlotte Philpott, of Ballymacash, Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Ireland.

Commemorated on Page 309 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VII. D. 2.
Location:
LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Thomas Henry Philpott – Tom in his 48th Highlander uniform, presumable while in the militia (1915 or 16?)
  • Group photo
  • Group Photo – In this group photo, Tom is the third from the right.
  • Christmas Card – The embroidered Christmas card was sent to Mina by Tom.
  • Newspaper Clipping – In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Remembered by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Badge – Cap Badge 42nd Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  Pte Philpott enlisted with the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the 42nd Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge – Cap Badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Private Philpott enlisted in the 92nd Bn but was transferred to the 42nd Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada) as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V.Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch – Shoulder Patch 42nd Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  Pte Philpott enlisted with the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the 42nd Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cemetery – La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker – The grave marker at La Chaudiere Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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