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.
Last Place of Employment
Farming for Father
September 18th, 1915
Next of Kin
Father- William E. Bebington, Thamesville. Mother- Emma Lucy Bebington.