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Simon Phillips

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  • Service number
    NZ415223 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
    Flying Officer (Pilot)/Military AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 15 Squadron, RAF AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 September 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright
Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 September 1944 - This image … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Simon AWMM
  • Surname
    Phillips AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ415223 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

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  • Place of birth
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  • Occupation before enlistment
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ415223 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Flying Officer (Pilot)/Military AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 15 Squadron, RAF AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Simon Phillips was the son of Simon Phillips and of Gladys Rose Phillips (nee Currin), of Wellington.

    In 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen undertook a project in the Reichswald Forest Cemetery photographing all the headstones of New Zealanders buried there. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    13 June 1944 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Germany AWMM
  • Death notes
    Germany AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany AWMM
  • Grave reference
    20. A. 18. AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • The Weekly News AWMM
      The Weekly News 1944 AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM