Sergeant William Lafayette Phibbs; birth March 18, 1895; death May 17, 1920; U.S. Army; served in Machine Gun Company 120th Inf. 30th Div.; may Army serial number 1319111 ; fought in trenches in France and was severely wounded; there was a hospital stay. Returned to his unit just prior to November 1918. Returned to USA and discharged – date unknown. He was admitted at the hospital on 8 February 1920. Sergeant Phibbs passed away May 17, 1920, due to tuberculosis.

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 18 March 1895
  • Date of death: 17 May 1920
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Machine Gun Company, 120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: New Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IV, Top Panel
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