Born: 9 November 1888

Died: 5 October 1916

Son of Richard and Gertrude Philp, of Geelong, Victoria; husband of Kathleen Philp, of "Woodside," Tintern Avenue, Toorak, Melbourne. 

A contemporary newspaper report describes him as a near relative of Sir Douglas Haig, Commander-in-Chief of the British Army in France.

His mother Gertrude Philp died 1924 at a private hospital in Mosman. [Anon]


He was in London at the outbreak of the war. He joined the British Army and received a commission in the Royal Field Artillery. He was killed in action on the Somme. [JSB]

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