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Richard Henry Phillips
Corporal, United States Marine Corps
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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
CPL USMC
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



Posted: 23 August 2003  Updated: 18 September 2004 Updated: 26 November 2005 Updated: 6 January 2007
Silver Star Medal
 

Purple Heart Medal
 

RH Phillips Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003