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Fisher, Philip John ('Phil')
1883-1961; e.m. 1905

PM minister, born in Maidenhead. He trained at Hartley Collegeand was a chaplain in France and Flanders throughout World War I. (His account of those years was published in 1917 as Khaki Vignettes.) His advocacy of overseas missions led him to serve as chairman of the 'Western Committee' and he was also a member of the Faith and Order Committee. He was editor of the *Methodist Leader 1930-1933 and co-editor of the Methodist Times and Leader1933-1937. His books included plays, devotional works and poetry. He died on 6 July 1961.

Sources

  • Methodist Recorder,13 July 1961

Entry written by: JAV
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