Born: Newcastle under Lyme, 1886
Died: France, 29 September 1918
Position: Centre forward
Phil Smith signed for Burnley in September 1910 after just one appearance for Chelsea, and played seven matches at centre forward for the Turfites during season 1911-11, without scoring. He left Turf Moor in 1911 and joined Crewe Alexandra, who were then playing in the Central League.
He was the older brother of Bolton Wanderers and England centre forward Joe Smith, who captained Wanderers to victory in the first Wembley FA Cup final in 1923.
Gunner Philip Smith
Killed in action France, 29 September 1918
Buried in the Windmill British Cemetery at Monchy-le-Preux near Arras, France.