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Admin/Biog History 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 Machinegun Battalion, 42nd Division. He was killed in action by multiple shrapnel wounds on July 29, 1918.
Classification Archives
Collection World War I Small Collections
Dates of Accumulation 1917
Abstract Discharge given to Private 1st Class Frank Phillips, from Company F, 2nd Wisconsin national guard (reason of transfer to Company C, 150th Machinegun Battalion). He is listed as a twenty-seven year old laborer, gray eyes, brown hair, fair complexion and five feet seven inches tall. His physical condition is listed as good and his character as excellant, "Service honest and faithful." Dated August 15, 1917.
Event World War I
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Legal Status Oshkosh Public Museum
Object ID SC411.10.27.1
Object Name Discharge
People Phillips, Frank
Subjects World War I
150th Machine Gun Battalion
42nd Division
Title Discharge
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