The 1939 Register was taken in Sep 1939. Phoebe was living in Buckinghamshire; at "Upalong" Oxford Road , Eton.
Dudley had been dead for many years. Like many of the female respondents, Phoebe took a year of her age and is shown as a housewife ("unpaid domestic duties" ). Many of the men were already missing on expected war duties and the right hand column shows the expected additional war work of those who remained. She was shown as a member of the Women's Voluntary Service, a billeting Officer for the expected evacuation