Personal information about Philip Webb

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Philip Webb
Royal Garrison Artillery
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Death Information

   Philip Webb
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Death certificate for Philip Webb
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Death certificate for
Philip Webb
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Maiden name:
Date of Death:
   15 August 1918
Age at death:
Date of birth:
(From death certificate)
Place of birth:
(From death certificate)
Place of death:
   Temporary Military Hospital, Stirchley
Usual address:
  No. 301153 Gunner R.G.A. (Baker)
Cause of death:
  (1) Gun shot (shell) wound of chest - 4 months, 25 days (2) Haemorrhage Certified by W.A. Stokes M.D.
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Registration year:
Registration quarter:
Registration district:
   Kings Norton
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Register page/folio:
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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   Philip Webb
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   20 August 1918
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   2 Shrewsbury Terrace, Newbury
Burial register information:
Book number: 1917
Page number: 019
Record number: 9752
Official at burial:
   L.R. Majendie (Rector)
Source of information:
  Burial Register

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Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

Philip Webb
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News and Mrs Pattison
Date of source:    22 August 1918
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News







The funeral took place on Tuesday, of Gunner P. Webb, 10th Mountain Battery, R.G.A., eldest son of Mr. J. W. Walsh, Whitelands, Peasemore.


The first part of the service was held in St John’s Church, Rev. R.L. Majendie officiating, and the interment in Newbury cemetery. A bearer party and bugler attended from Reading Barracks, and the last post was sounded at the graveside. Messrs E. Hart & sons were the undertakers.


The late Gunner Webb joined the service in July 7th, 1916, having previously been a baker in the emlpoy of Mr. Whitehorn of Bartholomew-street. He trained in Yorkshire, and was drafted to France in November, 1916. Slightly wounded at Vimy Ridge, and was sent to Salonica at the end of 1916. Whilst there contracted enteric malaria and typhoid fevers in succession, and was in hospital in Malta, subsequently Birmingham and Croydon. In 1917 was sent to Egypt and Palestine, wounded after crossing the Jordan, and in hospital some time at Cairo. Returned to Birmingham hospital a second time and died there on August 15th.


His only brother Alec, is in the Royal Naval hospital at Haslar, and unable to attend the funeral.


Newbury Weekly News 22 August 1918


Mrs P. p 142 L S(D) 22

Died 18 August 1918 aged 23

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