Lieutenant Edgar Thomas PHILIP

From Australia serving in the Royal Flying Corps

Service No: Not Assigned
Unit: 9th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, based at Proven, Belgium
Died: Air Operations, Belgium, 18 June 1917, Aged 22 Years
Buried: Strand Military Cemetery, Hainault, Belgium
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Katherine Philip, of “Glencairn,” Nagambie, Victoria, Australia, and the late John Philip
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

During a photographic reconnaissance mission on 18 June 1917, Second Lieutenant Philip (Observer) and Second Lieutenant Bevis Heppel Bean RFC (Pilot), flying RE8 aircraft A3255, went missing.


Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Book AIR 1/968 page 49, 223983

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