Bebington, Philip Nathan (P. N.)

Rank Cpl.
Service # 123170
Unit # 70th
Resident Thamesville
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Corporal Philip N. Bebington went overseas with the 70th. Battalion April 23rd, 1916, crossing to France in July with a draft for the    Battalion as Private. He was wounded in the knee at the Battle of Courcelette, was admitted to Military Hospital, Shoreham, and being unfit for front line service was given duties in the Hospital.

In November 1917 he was transferred to Shorncliffe Hospital and while serving, the Hospital was bombed, four persons being killed and forty wounded. Private Bebington was severely wounded in the arm, infection setting in. Transferred to No. 9 Canadian General Hospital at Folkestone where he remained until he sailed for Canada July 28th, 1919.

Discharge at London August 8th, 1919, due to demobilization.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources IODE
Height 5' 8''
Eye Colour Brown
Age 33
Complexion Fair
Hair Fair
Race White
Birthplace Thamesville, Ontario
Religion Methodist
Last Place of Employment Farming for Father
Marital Status Single
When Enlisted September 18th, 1915
Where Enlisted London, Ontario
Next of Kin Father- William E. Bebington, Thamesville. Mother- Emma Lucy Bebington.

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