Name: James Henry Phillips
Died on: Sunday, 23rd May 1943
Died at: Swan Hotel, High Street, Hastings
Additional Information: James Phillips, aged 46, was killed when a number of fighter bombers dropped 25 HE Bombs on The Albany Hotel, Warrior House Hotel, Swan Hotel, Reeves Antique Shop, Old Town, Warrior Gate, Public House, Norman Road and Gensing Road. One of the worse attacks on the town during the war, 25 other people died and 85 more were injured, 30 seriously.
James was the son of James and Catherine Phillips and lived at 16 Hastings Wall, East Street, Hastings. He was in the Home Guard.
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