Five: Corporal G. Phillips, Royal Field Artillery Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 5 clasps, Cape Colony, Driefontein, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill, Belfast (74933 Gr. G. Phillips, 84th Batt. R.F.A.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (74933 Gnr: G. Phillips. R.F.A.); 1914-15 Star (36927 Gnr. G. Phillips. R.F.A.); British War and Victory Medals (36927 Cpl. GGroup . Phillips. R.A.)
Group mounted as worn,
George Phillips was born in the Parish of Bishops Combe, near Sherborne, Dorset, and attested for the Royal Artillery at Sherborne on 16 September 1889, aged 19. He served with the Royal Field Artillery in South Africa in 1899 and was discharged at Weedon on 21 August 1902, on completion of his first period of service. He re-enlisted on 7 September 1914, for the Royal Field Artillery and also served in the Wiltshire Regiment and Labour Corps. He was transferred to ‘Z’ Reserve on 15 March 1919.
Sold with parchment certificates of discharge (1902), transfers to Army Reserve (1897 and 1902), and certificate on transfer to ‘Z’ Reserve on Demobilization (1919), together with named card box of issue for 1914-15 Star.
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