Richard Henry Phillips
San Diego, California
Born September 9, 1931
Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps
Killed in Action
Died September 27, 1950 in Korea
Corporal Phillips was a member of the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. He was Killed in Action while engaged with the enemy in Korea on September 27, 1950.
Corporal Phillips is buried in Section 15 of Arlington National Cemetery. Robert William Phillips, Second Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps (24 October 1928-31 July 1951) is buried with him. There is no record of Lieutenant Phillips being killed in the Korean War. Research continues.
PHILLIPS, RICHARD HENRY
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF BIRTH: 09/09/1931
- DATE OF DEATH: 09/27/1950
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 05/02/1951
- BURIED AT: SECTION 13
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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