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Full Name
Eric Wilfred Phipps
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Eric Wilfred
Surname
Phipps
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
441364
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment
Farm labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs E.O Phipps (wife), RD, Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
Hope, New Zealand
Military District
Nelson
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
New Zealand Armoured Corps
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 14
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 79
Last Unit Served
20 Armoured Regiment
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
14 September 1945
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1945
Cemetery Name
Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy
Grave Reference
III. A. 24.
Biographical Notes
Son of Frederick George Phipps and of Frances June Phipps (nee Newport), of Hope, Nelson, New Zealand; husband of Eleanora Garth Phipps, of Richmond, Nelson
Description of Image
Headstone, Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy (2007)
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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