Dale, Philip King

Dale, Philip King 


Military History:


Regiment:                               Labour Corps

Rank:                                      Private

Regimental Number:              528360

Date of Enlisting:                    9.5.1916

Date of death:                         Not known

Cemetery/ Memorial:   

UK Cemetery/Memorial:       St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour


Philip enlisted on 9th May 1916 at High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire with the Royal Field Artillery, 4th Reserve Brigade, Regimental Number 132321. He transferred to the Labour Corps Employment Brigade, Regimental Number 528360 on 15th September 1917, and to the 596th Home Service Labour Corps Company on 30th September 1919. Labour Corps Area Employment Companies were formed in 1917 for salvage work, absorbing the Divisional Salvage Companies.  Philip survived the War and was discharged in January 1919.

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.


Family History:


Date of Birth:                Not known

Birth Place:                   Not known

Residence:                    Hendon, Barnet, Middlesex

Marriage:                      1st quarter 1913


Nothing is known of Philip’s early life.

He married Agnes Cameron in the 1st quarter 1913 at St Botolph’s Church, Cambridge. His military records show Agnes’s address at the time of their marriage as Bluegates, Ashwell, Hertfordshire. They had one daughter, Nina Agnes Cameron, born 11th April 1914.

Philip and Agnes lived in Reigate, Surrey in the 1920s, moving to Hendon, Barnet, Middlesex in 1926.

On Philip’s military records he was recorded as a bottler.

It is not known when Philip died.



Name:Philip King Dale
Birth Place:Not known
Residence:Hendon, Barnet, Middlesex
Death Date:Not known
Enlistment Place:High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Regiment:Labour Corps
(previously Royal Field Artillery)
Battalion:565th Home Service Employment Brigade
Regimental Number:528360
(previously 132321)
Type of Casualty:Survived
Theatre of War:England

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