NEWTOWN REMEMBERS Commemorating 100 years since the First World War
Y DRENEWYDD YN COFIO Coffáu 100 mlynedd ar ôl y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf

Charles Ernest Phillips

Birth: 1877
Death: 22/10/1918
Regiment: 2nd Lieut Royal Irish
Battles: Western Front
Killed: 22/10/1918 on the Western Front


Charles was born to Evan Charles, builder, & Mary (Parry), on Llanfair Road. He had 3 sisters & 4 brothers & worked in Lloyds Bank. Charles suffered from trench foot & on recovery was posted to Belgium where he was awarded the Military Cross for ' two notable adances on successive days while he was in charge as acting captain'. He died on 22nd October 1918 on the Western Front and  is commemorated in St David's & Llanllwchaiarn Churches.

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