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Reuben Jasper Phillips
Birth: Jul. 28, 1874
Cambria
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 1936
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Phillips was awarded his CMOH as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps. His citation reads, "In action with relief expedition of the Allied forces in China during the battles of 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900. Throughout this period and in the presence of the enemy, Phillips distinguished himself be meritorious conduct." Phillips would retire from the marines at the rank of Sergeant. (bio by: G.Photographer) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Moses E. Phillips (1849 - 1926)
  Lillie V. Allen Phillips (1855 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Eleanor Gertrude Burbank Phillips (1893 - 1970)*
 
 Children:
  Walter B Phillips (1919 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  Reuben Jasper Phillips (1874 - 1936)
  Walter Phillips (1881 - 1883)*
  Lucy Mae Phillips Coleman (1885 - 1952)**
  Archibald Maurice Phillips (1891 - 1939)**
  Herman J. Phillips (1905 - 1966)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
San Francisco National Cemetery
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Plot: Section OSD Site 3
GPS (lat/lon): 37.79886, -122.46567
 
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Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3538854
Reuben Jasper Phillips
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Reuben Jasper Phillips
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Your distinguished service to our country is remembered by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Apr. 24, 2015

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- James Snow
 Added: Feb. 8, 2015
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