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PHILBRICK, Bertie Raymond

Born: 1874 02 23
Died: 1916 09 09

Architect


Philbrick was born in the Cape, South Africa. He was a surveyor who began his career with his father in Cape Town who operated a large contracting firm there, overseeing the construction of several public works projects. He emigrated to Canada appears to have arrived there in 1910 and settled in Saskatchewan. Philbrick went overseas with Canadian Expeditionary Forces and was killed in action in Belgium. He was later re-interred at the Canadian War Graves site at Ridge Wood Military Cemetery in Belgium.

[There is an entry for this practitioner on the Dictionary ofAarchitects in Canada which has a more extensive biography from which this entry has been created.]