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Full Name
Eric James Phillips
Rank Last Held
Greaser (MN)
Eric James
World War II, 1939-1945
Next of Kin
Mrs Phillips, Thames, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
Merchant Navy
Last Unit Served
Merchant Navy, SS British Security
Place of Death
At sea, Atlantic Ocean
Date of Death
20 May 1941
Age at Death
Year of Death
Memorial Name
  • Tower Hill Memorial, Trinity Square, London, England
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Memorial Reference
Panel 20
Biographical Notes
Son of James Edward Phillips, and of Gladys Elizabeth Phillips, of Pine Island, Auckland, New Zealand.
Further References
Tower Hill Memorial a privately compiled website
Sources Used
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:

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