Meredith John Phillips was born on 31 October 1917, the son of James Monroe Phillips and Elsie Bell Davis.
Died 7 February 1945
Buried at Butler Cemetery, Oliver Springs, TN

The Clinton Courier News, May 24, 1945
Pfc. Meredith Phillips, 27, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Phillips of Oliver Springs, was killed in action in France on Feb. 7, 1945. He was in the Seventh Army and had been overseas four months of the 14 months he was in service.
Pfc. Phillips held the Good Conduct Medal, the Expert Rifleman’s Badge and the Purple Heart was awarded posthumously. He has two sisters and two brothers.

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  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 31 October 1917
  • Date of death: 7 February 1945
  • County: Anderson
  • Hometown: Oliver Springs
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 255th Infantry Regiment, 63rd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Good Conduct Medal, Expert Rifleman’s Badge and the Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Butler Cemetery, Oliver Springs, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Top Panel
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