Name:-   Phillips, William Templeman

Nationality:-   UK

Age :-   41

Rank:-   Corporal

Number:-  14756


Service:-   Army

Regiment / ship:-  6th Bn., Royal Scots Fusiliers

Date of death:-   27th September, 1915

Cemetery / Memorial:-    Loose Memorial, France

Area of cemetery / memorial :-    Panel 46 - 49

Family information:-    Son of William Phillips and Rachel Templeton

1881 census

35, Wellington Street, Dundee, Angus

William Phillips, head, 28, grocer, b. Kirriemuir, Forfarshire

Rachel Phillips, wife 26, b. Blairgowrie

William T Phillips, son, 6, scholar, b. Blairgowrie

Isabella Templeman, sister-in-law, 20, grocer's cashier, b. Blairgowrie


36, North Ellen Street, Dundee

William Phillips, head, 38, grocer's manager, b. Kirriemuir

Rachel Phillips, wife, 35, b. Blairgowrie

William Phillips, son, 16, bank clerk, b. Blairgowrie

Cannot trace them in the 1901 census for Scotland or England

Extra information:-

A Military History of Perthshire 1899 - 1902

Here there is mention of a Pte. William Phillips, of Blairgowrie.  Enlisted 1894. Served in Campaign on North-West Frontier of India (with Tirah Expeditionary Force), 1897 - 1898.  Wounded at Lozaka pass, Nov 29, 1897 (medal, with clasps "Punjaub Frontier, 1897 - 8," and "Tirah,1897-8").  Served also in South African War, 1899 - 1902 (Queen's medal, with clasps "Tugela Heights," " Relief of Ladysmith," "Cape Colony," and "Transvaal"; King's medal, with clasps "South Africa, 1901," and "South Africa 1902").

Is this the same man??

Confermations & Inventories 1914

Phillips, William ( father of William Templeman Phillips)

Phillips, William, Invermay, Perth Road, Blairgowrie, died 4 January 1915, at Blairgowrie, testate. Confirmation granted at Perth, 26 February, to Rachel Templeton or Phillips, his widow, Invermay aforesaid, Charles Templeman, Medical Officer of Health, Dundee, and William M'Intyre Crooks, manager, Dundee Eastern Co-operative Society there, Executors nominated in Will and Deed, dated 2 October 1912, and recorded with other Writs in Court Books of Commissariot of Perth, 19 February 1915. Value of Estate, 5636, 9s. 5d.

In 2006 the value of the Estate would have been 371,840.26p using the retail Price Index.


Blairgowrie Cemetery

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