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Pvt Franklin J. Phillips

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Pvt Franklin J. Phillips

  • Birth 20 Oct 1874 McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 16 Jul 1900 Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China
  • Burial McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section D, Lot 48
  • Memorial ID 7223028

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was also known as Franklin J. Phillips,which is on his gravestone marker. He true name was William Phillips. He served as a Private in the United State Marine Corps. He was killed in action. His citation reads "Served in the presence of the enemy at the battle of Peking, China, 20 June to 16 July 1900. Assisting in the erection of barricades during the action, Fisher was killed by the heavy fire of the enemy."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 1 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7223028
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Franklin J. Phillips (20 Oct 1874–16 Jul 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7223028, citing McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery, McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .