Phillips, Charles


Phillips, Charles
C R Phillips


Ten items. The collection concerns Flying Officer Charles Phillips (1912 - 1944 151843 Royal Air Force). He flew operations as a pilot with 103 Squadron and was killed 13 July 1944 in a mid-air collision over France. The collection contains photographs, letters a list of his crew and his cap.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Julie Tanham and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.

Additional information on Charles Phillips is available vie the IBCC Losses Database.




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Phillips, CR

Collection Items

RAF officers peaked cap
Well worn officers peaked cap.

Course photograph
Two photographs superimposed of two course groups. Top captioned 'Q group Course 71 with 15 airmen in two rows and the bottom captioned 'D Flight with 14 airmen in two rows. C R Phillips is top group bottom row third from the left.

Charles Phillips and family
RAF airman in uniform with wife and child seated on the ground. In the background trees.

Oblique aerial photograph of central Winnipeg looking due east with the Red River meandering top left to middle right and the Assiniboine River meandering from bottom centre to top centre joining it. The Trans Canada Highway runs top left to bottom…

Air-to-air view of an Anson flying with clouds below.

List of crew and next of kin, Lancaster ME674, 12/13 July 1944
Captain Flying Officer Charles Ronald Phillips and list of crew and next of kin.

Part of letter from Ron Phillips
Excerpt from letter home from CR Phillips to F Phillips, whilst stationed at RAF Elsham Wolds. Mentions finance, catches up with acquaintances and writes of news from home.

Part of letter from C R Phillips to his wife Flora
Excerpt (top 2/3rds of first page) from letter home from CR Phillips to F Phillips, whilst stationed at RAF Sandtoft,

Part of Letter from Ron Philips to F Phillips
Excerpt (pages 7 and 8) from letter from CR Phillips to F Phillips. Writes he will be with her again soon and ambitions for after the war. Expresses his love for her.

Letter of sympathy
Form sympathy letter from Buckingham Palace to Mrs F Phillips following the death of her husband.
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