Name:-     Blair-Oliphant, Philip Laurence Kington  

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   50

Rank:-   Lieutenant Colonel

Number:-  

Medal:-    D.S.O.

Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  11th/13th Bn., Royal Irish Rifles

Date of death:-   8th April, 1918

Cemetery / Memorial:-    St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    Officers, B.8.13.

Family information:-    Son of Philip Kington Blair-Oliphant and Henrietta Yaldwyn, Ardblair Castle, Blairgowrie; husband of Laura Geraldine Blair-Oliphant

Extra information:-

1881 Census

Datchet Lodge, Datchet, Buckinghamshire, England

Philip O.K.B. Oliphant, head, 48, merchant N of Europe, b. Clifton, Gloucestershire, England

Henrietta K. B. Oliphant, wife, 48, b. Blackdown Lodsworth, Sussex

Emily C.B. Oliphant, daughter, 20, b. Datchet

Margaret E.B. Oliphant, daughter, 19, b. Datchet

Lilian Blair Oliphant, daughter, 18, b. Datchet

Lionel Barton Yaldwyn, nephew, 12, scholar, b. East Indies

Mary Chutter, parlourmaid, 47, b. Merrivale, Warwickshire

Eliza East, laundry maid, 25, b. Gloucestershire, England

Jane Entienapp, housemaid, 24, b. Kirdford, Sussex

Ellen Evered, kitchen maid 19, b. Clifton

Eliza Fairs, lady’s maid, 47, b. West Grinstead, Sussex

Rachael Rowlstone, lady’s maid, 32, b. Dartford, Kent

Jane Vowles, cook, 52, b. Wraxall, Somerset

Confirmations & Inventories 1917

Oliphant, Lieut. _ Col. Philip Lawrence Kington-Blair -,D.S.O., Ardblair, County of Perth, died 9th April 1918 in France, testate.  Confirmation granted at PERTH, 11th September to Laura Geraldine Badenham or Blair-Oliphant, Ardblair aforesaid, his widow, and James Maxtone Graham, C.A., 34, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, executors nominated in Will and Deed, dated 29th March 1910, and recorded with another writ i court books of Commissariot of Perth, 6th September 1918.  Value of estate, £2,110/10s/11d.  (?) granted 12th Feb. 1920.

Marley Cemetery

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