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17 Jan 1890
Alfred was the son of John Dunham Phillimore and Elizabeth Phillimore (née Roberts) and the brother of Annie, Gertrude and Florence Phillimore. In 1901 they lived at 114 Alfreton Road Nottingham. On 19th November 1911 John Dunham Phillimore his wife Elizabeth and daughter Florence Louise left Bristol aboard the Royal George for Quebec Canada. At the time of Alfred's draft into the Canadian Army his father was living at 1023 Alder Avenue, Moose Jaw Saskatchewan.
In 1901 John was a baker/confectioner/shopkeeper and an electrician at the time of his enlistment.
21 Oct 1918
321963 - CWGC Website
97 Pacific Ave, Winnipeg, Canada
44th Bn Canadian Infantry
Alfred was drafted into the Canadian Army at Winnipeg on 8th January 1918 and had a medical at Winnipeg on 13th October 1917. He was buried in Roeulx Communal Cemetery
Obituary published in Nottingham Evening Post, dated 16th December 1918:- PHILLIMORE. - Killed in action October 21st, Alfred Phillimore, 44th Canadians, only son of J. D. Phillimore, Moosejaw, Sask. (late of Nottingham). Deeply mourned.” Obituary courtesy of Jim Grundy , and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918. Named on family headstone, General Cemetery, Nottingham: 'Also of Pte Alfred Phillimore, son of the above [Elizabeth Ann d 19 October 1894 and John Dunham] killed in action in France, October 21st 1918, aged 28 years. 'Greater love hath no man than this ...'
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