|Birth: ||Jun. 26, 1923|
|Death: ||Jan. 24, 1943|
Phillip served as a Private, Training Squadron, 858th Single Engine Gunnery, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.
He resided in Sussex County, Delaware prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army on April 6, 1942 in Wilmington, Delaware. He was noted as being employed as an Office Clerk, Single, without dependents.
He died of a "Non Battle" related incident during the war while training in Texas.
Service # 12054616
At the families request, his state of birth was added to his headstone (Maryland) instead of his state of residence (Delaware).
His brother, Pfc Elbert N Todd, Jr, also died during World War II and they are interred next to each other.
SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 26, 1943, PAGE EIGHT
TWENTY-FOUR DIE IN THREE ARMY PLANE CRASHES
VICTORIA, Tex., Jan. 25--Lt. Ivor Kitterman, 24, Cadet Grant Stidham, 22, and Pvt. Phillip F. Todd, were killed Sunday in the collision near Matagorda of two planes in a routine flight.
Kitterman was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Kitterman, Ottumwa, Iowa. Todd's parents were listed as Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Todd, Atlantic City, N.J.; and those of Stidham as Mr. and Mrs. S.P. Stidham, Cincinnati, O.
MUSCATINE JOURNAL AND NEWS-TRIBUNE, MUSCATINE, IOWA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 1943, PAGE TWO
OTTUMWAN KILLED IN AIR ACCIDENT
Victoria, Tex.--Lieut. Ivor Kitterman, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Kitterman of Ottumwa, Ia., was killed on routine flight from Aloe Field Monday when two planes collided. Priv. Phillip F. Todd of Atlantic City, N.J., and Cadet Grant Stidham of Cincinnati, O., also were killed in the collision.
Elbert N. Todd (1896 - 1972)
Lillian R. Spicer Todd (1900 - 1976)
Elbert N Todd (1920 - 1944)*
Phillip S Todd (1923 - 1943)
Note: Entered the service from Delaware
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Jun 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54166116