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Frank Phillips and Squad

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Description Gelatin print on cardstock of Frank Phillips and Squad.
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Year range to 1917
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Group photograph of a squad from Company C, 150th Machine Gun Battalion, 42nd Division at Camp Mills, NY. Their uniforms consist of pull-over shirts, breeces and leggings, and campaign hats. Conical tents are in the background. Frank Phillips is standing in the back row far right.
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 P1935.26.2
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Phillips, Frank
Place Camp Mills, NY
Print size 3.5" x 5.25"
Subjects Group photographs
Male
World War I
150th Machine Gun Battalion
Soldiers
42nd Division
Tents
Title Frank Phillips and Squad
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