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Sgt John Lester Phillips
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1921
Death: Oct. 4, 1943

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Staff Sergeant Phillipa served with the 805th
Bomb Squadron, 471st Bomb Group from the
Pueblo Army Air Base.

He was killed in service, in a crash of B-24E
Liberator #42-7290 at Gulfport Army Airfield,
Mississippi.

Eight other airmen also perished:

Flt. Off. Frank Edward Ickes, pilot
2nd Lt. Marlin G Hornberger
2nd Lt. Ben Newton Mathes, Jr
2nd Lt. Oscar Henry Schaefer
T/Sgt. Julius Klepeckas
Sgt. John Henry Cleveland
Sgt. Marvin Meister, Jr
Sgt. Saul Peter Rosblatt


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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Cadmus Spears Phillips (1889 - 1963)
 
Inscription:
STAFF SERGEANT
 
Note: Entered the service from Mississippi
 
Burial:
Orwood Cemetery
Taylor
Lafayette County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Apr 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88582894
Sgt John Lester Phillips
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Sgt John Lester Phillips
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 Added: Jul. 18, 2016
 
 
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