Rank or Title
Date of Death
3 May 1917
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
Pte Arthur Phillips, 33131, 8th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, was believed to have been killed in action ten months after he was reported missing on May 3rd, 1917.
The news was given to his family at 67 Wimbourne Road, Luton, in March 1918. Pte Phillips had joined the Bedfords (5587) in 1915 and went to France in November 1916, where he was transferred to the Leicesters.
Before joining up he was employed by the Davis Gas Stove Co at the Diamond Foundry, Dallow Road.
Arthur is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, the Luton Roll of Honour/War Memorial and the Luton Parish Church Book of Life.