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Private 24034 Joseph PHILLIPS of 6/7th Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers

Killed in Action Monday 23rd October 1916, France & Flanders, age 23

Home address:18 Victoria Road, Dukinfield, Cheshire
Born:1893, Dukinfield, Cheshire
Parents:Ann Phillips and Joseph Phillips of 18 Victoria Road, Dukinfield, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Cotton Operative
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France,   Pier and Face 3 C
Link to Hyde:Lived in Hyde

Suffered with shell shock during July 1916 and was treated at No.5 Casualty Clearing Station and No.3 Stationary Hospital in Rouen, France. He was also wounded in August 1916.

From the Manchester Evening News, Friday 1st December 1916, page 3, column 4:

A well known Sunday School Footballer in Hyde District.