Aulton Newell Phillips Sr.
Born 25 August 1919
Died 30 July 1945
Memorialized at the Manila American Cemetery, Philippines

Aulton Phillips served as a Fireman 2nd Class aboard the cruiser U.S.S. Indianapolis (CA-35). After delivering the components for the atomic bomb to Tinian Island, his ship was torpedoed and sunk July 30, 1945. He was lost at sea along with 879 fellow crewman.

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  • Rank: Fireman Second Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 25 August 1919
  • Date of death: 30 July 1945
  • County: Marion
  • Hometown: Jasper
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Middle Panel
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