Lieutenant Phillips was born in California on 24 October1928 and died on 31 July 1951. He is buried in Section 15 of Arlington National Cemetery. Buried with him is his brother, Richard Henry Phillips, Corporal, United States Marine Corps, who was born in Calironia on 9 September 1931 and who was killed-in-action in Korea on 27 September 1950.
There is no record of Lieuteant Phillips having been killed in the Korean War and research regarding him continues.
PHILLIPS, ROBERT W
- 2ND LT USMCR, USMC
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF BIRTH: 10/24/1928
- DATE OF DEATH: 07/31/1951
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 08/14/1951
- 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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