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PFC Phillip Hayes Krenkle
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1923
Cloud County
Kansas, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 1943
Gilbert Islands, Kiribati

Cloud County Cemetery Book, Volume 4, page 130:
Lost at Tarawa

USMC Killed in Action Tarawa

PFC Phillip Hayes Krenkle, #818735, was initially listed as MIA. His remains were discovered during one of the early grave consolidations and treated as an unknown. He was buried in the Lone Palm cemetery on Tarawa in Plot 2, Row 2, Grave 9 and assigned the identity X-42. After the war he was disinterred and sent to Hawaii, where he was identified at the Army Central Identification Laboratory. His hometown was Gering, NE.
This Information courtesy of Jim Hiltabrand.
(originally posted by Loren Bender, Find A Grave member #47060026)

Glasco Sun, Dec. 25, 1947, page 1:
Graveside Rites For Phillip Hayes Krenkel
The remains of Pfc. Phillip Hayes Krenkel, who was killed in action in the Pacific war theatre November 20, 1943, arrived in Glasco a few days ago and were interred in the Glasco cemetery Dec. 23, 1947. Graveside services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. by Rev. Pittman of the Baptist church at Simpson. The American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars were in charge of the Military ceremonies. Pallbearers were John Gentry, Clyde Gentry, George Gentry, John Louthan, Cecil McClure, and Bruce Finley. Pfc. Krenkel was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Briscoe Krenkel of Alameda, Calif., who are former residents of Simpson. Griffith Funeral Home of Glasco was in charge.
This note was sent by Find A Grave contributor Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell:
Ironically, Philip Hayes Krenkle was named after his uncle, Philip "Hayes" Krenkle who died in 1918 during World War II at Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Geary County, Kansas.
Family links: 
  Briscoe Elza Krenkle (1896 - 1963)
  Bertha Victoria Gentry Krenkle (1899 - 1961)
  Phillip Hayes Krenkle (1923 - 1943)
  Phyllis Jean Krenkle Blalock (1925 - 2006)*
  John Henry Krenkle (1926 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Glasco Cemetery
Cloud County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 76W2
Created by: Cheryl White
Record added: Feb 06, 2012
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PFC Phillip Hayes Krenkle
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PFC Phillip Hayes Krenkle
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PFC Phillip Hayes Krenkle
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- Dennis Johnson
 Added: Jan. 8, 2017
NARA records list his Next of Kin's Home of Record as Gering, Nebraska(Later address: Alameda, Alabama)...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Nov. 23, 2016
In memory of my fourth cousin 1x removed.
- Bob Clewell
 Added: Dec. 31, 2014
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