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Name: Philip MALLINSON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: P Service No.: 14508579
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 19
Unit: 2nd/5th Bn Leicestershire Regiment.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: Spen View, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Sunday 16th January 1944
Place of Death: Cassino, Italy.
Battle/Campaign: Italian Campaign, 1943-1945.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, and Psalm Board, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Cassino War Cemetery, Italy.
Decoration and Medals: 1939-45 Star. Italy Star. War Medal.
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, Roll of Honour; 15th February 1944. Newcastle Evening Chronicle, In Memoriam, 16th January 1946.
Family Details:
Son of Arthur and Alice Mallinson, of Spen View, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Brother: Bill. Sisters: Betty and Eileen.
Notes : Philip was a former choir boy at Greenside Parish Church. He had enlisted only ten weeks prior to his death. His mother, Alice, served as a representative for the Greenside and Ryton Urban District Council, Salvage Committee, and also on the Prisoner of War Committee for Greenside. Both of his sisters served with the Women's Auxiliary Air Force and Bill served with the Royal Army Service Corps.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Army Roll of Honour, 1939-45. Blaydon Courier, 18th February 1944.
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