Earnshaw, Philip E
|Philip E. Earnshaw|
|Born 2 April 1892|
|Place of birth||Huddersfield, Yorks, England|
|Awards||CBE, DSO, MC|
Brigadier Philip E. Earnshaw....
Earnshaw served in various Signals units during the Great War. He was awarded the Military Cross in 1916, was Mentioned in Despatches in 1918 and awarded the Distinguished Service Order in 1919.
On 15 November, 1941 the Newfoundland Militia was incorporated into the Canadian Command. Brigadier Philip Earnshaw became Commander of the Combined Newfoundland and Canadian Military Forces in Newfoundland. For his service during the Second World War, he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire.
Military Cross CitationAwarded the Military Cross in 1916 with the following citation related to the Battle of the Somme:
- The London Gazette, Supplement 29824. 14 November 1916. Page 11078.
- The London Gazette, Supplement 31089. 27 December, 1918. Page 15219.
- The London Gazette, Supplement 31092, 31 December, 1918. Page 21.
- The London Gazette, Supplement 37599. 4 June, 1946. Page 2824.