I cannot get his address. If it is Hamilton, Lanarkshire, then no trace of Phipps in 1901 nor 1911 census. The USA ccensus gives his father as British and his mother French
1893 Jun 23. Born Jamaica (RIC register) . His father was in the Army
1895 Aug 8 Arrives in UK from West Indies. They travel 2nd or 3rd class, indication perhaps not being an officer.
1901 census Living at 125 Hopton Rd Streatham. Thomas Hare had married Clemence Pascal, who must be Phipp's aunt
1915 Nov 17 Lands in France
1916 Aug 10. The undermentioned, from an Officers Cadet Unit, to be 2nd Lts. (on prob.). R. Suss. R.— Edgar Phipps.
1918 May 31. Lt. E. Phipps (R. Suss. R., Spec. Res.) is apptd. to the Labour Corps for duty with Scottish Comd. Lab. Centre. 31 May 1918, with seniority 2 Feb. 1918
1918 Nov 6. R. Suss. R.—Lt. E. Phipps is placed on the ret. list on account of ill-health contracted on active service.
1920 Oct 8. Joined ADRIC with service no 686. Posted to E Coy
1921 Feb 12 to 26 Feb on Leave
1922 Jan 18. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC
1922 Jul 12. Arrives in New York. His address is c/o McGregor, Gow and Holland in Waterloo Pl, London. He is a Chemist aged 32
1927 Apr 30. An Advert in Kingston Gleaner, Jamaica, invites him to communicate with a firm of lawyers to hear something to his advantage
1930 Living in USA census at 1930 Montclair, Essex, New Jersey, United States. He is a Trolly Bar Operator, and arrived in US in 1922