PHILIPS – Harold Adolphus

Born Trinidad, 1929. Faked age to join RAF. Reported to have been pilot. Details of wartime career unknown.

Went back to Trinidad after the war but returned to Britain in 1948 on board Empire Windrush, toured UK with a calypso band in 1950′s as Lord Woodbine. Considered mentor and promotor of The Beatles around 1960.

[Picture: With the Beatles en route to Hamburg in 1960 during a stop at the Arnhem/Oosterbeek War Cemetery]

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