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Thomas Aston Phillips

In memory of:

Private Thomas Aston Phillips

September 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

931114

Force:

Army

Unit:

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

July 11, 1875

Commemorated on Page 485 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

F. 7.

Location:

The route to the Cantimpre Canadian Cemetery is signposted from the D939 at Raillencourt and is located 1 kilometre north of Sailly on the D140 on the left hand side of the road towards Sancourt. Sailly is a village in the Department of the Nord approximately 3 kilometres north-west of Cambrai just to the north of the main road from Arras to Cambrai (D939). The "Marcoing Line," one of the German defence systems before Cambrai, ran from Marcoing Northward through Sailly to the West of Cantimpre and the East of the village of Haynecourt. The Cemetery at Cantimpre was originally called the Marcoing Line British Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Thomas Aston Phillips– Portrait photo taken from Whitland Memorial Hall
  • Memorial– War Memorial, Fernie and District, British Columbia.  Dedicated by Lord Byng on  May 24th, 1922.   Inscribed:  ERECTED TO PERPETUATE OUR HONOURED DEAD AND THOSE WHO CARRIED ON IN THE GREAT WAR FROM FERNIE B.C. AND DISTRICT.
  • Inscription– Detail of statue and names listed on the War Memorial for Fernie and District, British Columbia.

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