WORLD WAR I
Frank Phillips

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Description Gelatin print on cardstock of Frank Phillips.
Year Range from 1917
Event Mexican Border 1916
Year range to 1917
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Bust view portrait of Frank Phillips. Frank is wearing his uniform coat with infantry crossed rifles with "2" and "F" on the collar disks. He wears the Mexican Border Service medal issued by the City of Oshkosh. He wears a garrison hat.
Frank Phillips was born as Franz Phillip in Oshkosh, WI on January 9, 1890, the son of Marcus "Max" and Maria (Pable) Phillip. He enlisted in Company F, 2nd Wisconsin National Guard on June 21, 1916. he saw service for eightmonths in Texas during the mexican Border War 1916. He was transferred on August 15, 1917 to Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion, 42nd Division. He was killed in action by multiple shrapnel wounds on July 29, 1918.
Object ID P1935.26.1
Object Name Postcard, Photographic
People Phillips, Frank
Print size 3.5" x 5.5"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
World War I
150th Machine Gun Battalion
Soldiers
42nd Division
Mexican Border War
2nd Wisconsin National Guard
Title Frank Phillips
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