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George Roberts Phillips

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II George Roberts Phillips

October 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

C/18658

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Artillery

Division:

4 Field Regt.

Additional Information


Son of Urban L. and Clara M. Phillips. Husband of Mae Phillips, of Ewshott, Hampshire, England.

Commemorated on Page 417 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. L. 1.

Location:

Antwerp lies 57 Km north of Brussels on the E19 and 59 km north east of Gent on the E17 motorway. The cemetery itself is located in Wilrijk, a suburb of Antwerp. From the Bistplein in front of the railway station in Wilrijk follow the Kleinsteenweg for 300 M until you arrive at the ring road. Turn right and follow the ring road for 100 M to the first set of traffic lights and turn left. Go under the flyover and continue straight on over the dual carrageway into Jules Moretus Lei. Follow this street for 1 kilometre and the entrance to the Municipal Cemetery is on your left. After entering the cemetery follow the Commission signs to the three Commission plots at the far end of the cemetery. Alternatively ask for their location at the office within the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Juno Beach Memorial Brick in memory of my Dad's good friend and hockey player.
  • Photo of George Phillips
  • Photo of George Phillips
  • Photo of George Phillips– George Phillips - Bloomfield Ontario Hockey Team - year unknown.
  • Photo of George Roberts Phillips– In memory of the Fathers, Husbands and Sons of the Oshawa Branch of the Silver Cross Women of Canada. Image from their book titled Book of Remembrance which is held at the Oshawa Public Library.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of George Phillips
  • Cemetery Entrance– Entrance … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Cross of Sacrifice located in Plots 4 and 4A … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– View of Plot 3 … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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