Henry Richard Philby (poss Philbey)

Name

Henry Richard Philby (poss Philbey)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

26/07/1917
30

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
8785
Bedfordshire Regiment
2nd Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

DICKEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY EXTENSION
III. F. 10.
Belgium

UK Memorials

Memorial Plaque, St Lawrence Church, Bovingdon
Memorial Plaque, Memorial Hall, Bovingdon

Pre War

Born in 1887 in Hawridge, Chesham, Buckinghamshire son of Edward and Charlotte Elizabeth (Halsey) Philbey. He was boarding in the High Street, Bovingdon in 1901 and was working a threshing machine. He married Lilian Butler in 1914 in Berkhamstead and they lived at Bunstrux Hill, Tring.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Berkhamstead, entered France on 16 Aug 1914 and was killed in action at Zillebecke.

Additional Information

Brother of Private Charles Philbey who was killed in action on 7 Nov 1914 and is also commemorated on these memorials.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Dick West