History & Learning

Convoys Remembered

Frederick Robert Phillips

Written by Selina Peet (granddaughter)
My grandfather’s name was Fredrick Robert Phillips (J.X 192814). He was  born on 13th March 1920 in Pontllanfraith, and he died in 1976. His port division was Devonport and rank was Able Seaman. He left with a grade A. He was on the Royal Arthur ship in 1940, Wellesley in June 1940, Drake 1st August 1940, Cavivous Dec 1940 till 1942, then HMS Chaser 1942.
He was a loving husband to Winifred Phillips and father to Christopher Phillips. He sadly died before he could meet his grandchildren.
Kind Regards

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