Clarence W. Phillips

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/23/1944

 

 

Clarence W. Phillips was born in Arkansas in 1909. He was drafted into the Army
on October 8, 1942 at Tulsa, Oklahoma. His home of residence was listed as Checotah,
Mc Intosh County, Oklahoma and his civilian occupation was listed as Farm Hands, General Farms/
He had completed grammar school and was single with dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private First Class Phillips was killed in action in France, near Gonneville, during the attack against Cherbourg
on June 23, 1944.

 

 

Clarence W. Phillips was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Oklahoma.

Burial:
Greenlawn Cemetery
Checotah
McIntosh County
Oklahoma

 

Grave marker for Clarence W. Phillips

Photo by MillieBelle from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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