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Sgt Ralph Lawrence Phelps

Sgt Ralph Lawrence Phelps

Birth
Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minnesota, USA
Death 4 Mar 1952 (aged 21)
North Korea
Burial Body lost or destroyed, Specifically: Missing in Action, North Korea
Memorial ID 13787121 · View Source
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Staff Sergeant Phelps was the tail gunner of a B-26B Invader bomber with the 13th Bomber Squadron, 3rd Bomber Group. On April 4, 1952, while on a night intruder mission, his aircraft crashed near Haeju, North Korea. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on March 31, 1954. Staff Sergeant Phelps was awarded the Air Medal, the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.


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  • Created by: Eamonn
  • Added: 30 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13787121
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Ralph Lawrence Phelps (22 Jun 1930–4 Mar 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13787121, ; Maintained by Eamonn (contributor 42974417) Body lost or destroyed, who reports a Missing in Action, North Korea.