Ralph Gallops Phillips was born on 22 January 1925 at Chuckey, Greene County, Tennessee, the son of Bruce Walter Phillips and Nancy Maude Brown. He was the brother of Arthur Phillips who is also buried at the same cemetery.

Pvt Phillips entered the service from Illinois

Buried at the Brittany American Cemetery, St. James (Manche), France, D, 18, 13

The Greeneville Sun, December 28, 1944
Two brothers, Pvt. Ralph Phillips, 19, and Pvt Arthur Phillips, 20 have been reported as killed in action in the European Theatre. Pvt Ralph Phillips was killed November 14 in France. He entered the servicee fourteen months ago and had been overseas since August. The other brother was reported killed on July 19. He had been in the service three years.
The brothers are nephews of Mr. R.E. Phillips and sons of the late Bruce W. Phillips, a veteran of World War I.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 22 January 1925
  • Date of death: 14 November 1944
  • County: Greene
  • Hometown: Chuckey
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 302nd Infantry Regiment, 94th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Brittany American Cemetery, St. James (Manche), France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Middle Panel
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