Henry Phillips1

#17655, (c 1786 - 1808)

Life Events

BirthHenry Phillips was born circa 1786.2
MilitaryHe was a cadet in 1803, Lieutenant 21 March 1805, and died 8 October 1808 at Fort William.3 
MarriageHe married Eliza Henry, daughter of Richard Henry, on 13 Oct 1806 in Pertaub Ghur, Bengal, India.
Henry was recorded as Esq., Lt. 26th Native Infantry.1,4 
DeathHenry died on 8 Oct 1808 in Fort William, Bengal, India.3,2
GravestoneHis gravestone in North Park Street Burial Ground, Calcutta, reads:

Sacred to the Memory of Capt. Henry Phillipps,
late Aid-de-Camp to the Governor General
Lord Minto, who departed this life on
the 8th of Oct. 1808, aged 22 years.2
Last Edited12 Oct 2011


  1. Will and Administration of Richard Henry of London, 25 January 1798, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 22 August 1841 (Family History Library, Film #0,156,151).
  2. Holmes and Co, The Bengal obituary (Calcutta, India: Holmes And Co, 1848). Digitized copy viewed on Google Books.
  3. V C P Hodson, List of the officers of the Bengal army, 1758-1834 (London: Phillimore, 1927-1947), digital copy viewed on Google Books, page 210-211.
  4. Index to India Office Family History Search, online at http://indiafamily.bl.uk/UI/Home.aspx, c1600-1949, compiled by British Library India Office, London, England, 1970s onward, Returns of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, N/1/7 f.211.