Philip Percy Henry ONGLEY

Philip Percy Henry ONGLEY

Male 1911 - 1973  (61 years)

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  • Name Philip Percy Henry ONGLEY 
    Born 24 Nov 1911  West Ham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1973  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I7207  Freeman-Culpin
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2016 

    Father Percy Charles Walter ONGLEY,   b. 1879, Camberwell, London, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1942, 102 Bullards Lane, Finchley, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Alice Maud MARTIN,   b. 1887, Deptford, London, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1956, Maidstone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Family ID F2273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hilda Mary Annie HAYTER,   b. Abt 1910,   d. 1953, St Pancras, London, Middx Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 1932  St Pancras, London, Middx Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F2280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F2282  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Living 
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F2283  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Living 
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F2281  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Philip Percy Henry Ongley was born in London on 24 November 1011. Ongley enlisted into the Corps of Military Police (TA) on 16 May 1940 but was transferred to the Intelligence Corps in July 1940 and then to the Royal Army Service Corps in October 1940. On 26 November 1942 he was posted to the Psychological Warfare Branch, being appointed a Local Staff Sergeant in August 1943, On 15 September 1944 he was discharged to a commission, being appointed to an Emergency Commission into the General List as 2nd Lieutenant permanently attached to the Psychological Warfare Branch. Promoted to War Substantive Lieutenant in March 1945, Acting Captain in June 1945 and Temporary Captain in September 1945. On 17 June 1946 he relinquished his commission being granted the honorary rank of Captain. Ongley served in North Africa, 26 November 1942-15 September 1944 and with the Central Mediterranean Force, 16 November 1944-12 March 1946. Ongley later settled in Australia, employed as a Company Director and married in Elizabeth Bay, NSW. Latterly living at 14 Cliff Street, Watson's Bay, NSW, he died on 30 September 1973.

      Philip was awarded the 1939-45 Star; Africa Star, clasp, 1st Army; Italy Star; Defence & War Medals; and was Mentioned in Despatches: "..... in recognition of gallant & distinguished services in the Mediterranean Theatre." [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S130] Website, Dix Noonan Webb: www.dnw.co.uk.

    2. [S173] GRO Indexes, (www.ancestry.co.uk), DQ1911, W Ham, 4a 673 (mother=Martin).

    3. [S260] Australia, Death Index 1787-1985, (www.ancestry.co.uk), New South Wales Death Index: 5366/1972.

    4. [S173] GRO Indexes, (www.ancestry.co.uk), DQ1932, Pancras, 1b 188.