World War 11 Casualties
Phillips Brian Osborne
Born 11th October 1918 to Algernon Joseph and Edith Annie Phillips Brian was 22 years old when he enlisted in the RANR.
The following information courtesy of Rosemary Butler and her mother, Helen Gould (nee Bennison), who was a work colleague and friend of Brian.
Brian Phillips was
born in October 1918 as the younger of two sons. His family lived in
the Moonah area of
In 1935 Brian, with a
group of other young men, attended the
He was popular with the girls, as he was always bright and happy and had a chat to them all.
Brian had joined the
Naval Reserve in
He asked the girls in
the office to write to him while he was away and he and Helen used to
correspond. In his last letter, which arrived when Helen was working at
Navy Office in
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