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Phillips, Earle M., Hoosick Falls, New York. Occupation: unknown. Military Service: Private, McGill 73, 2nd University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “[Earle M.] Phillips who helped cook down at the guard station in Rouen was hit in the shoulder while shooting at a German,” 2:13 Oct ’15. The PPCLI War Diary reported on 11 Oct 1915 that McGill 73 was slightly wounded. Hodder-Williams, 294, indicates that he was missing and presumed killed at Sanctuary Wood, 2 June 1916.
Date of Death: 2 June 1916. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Memorialised at the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper (Ypres), West Flanders, Belgium. Memorial reference: Panel 10.