William Leroy PhillipsCaptain
A CO, 1ST BN, 503RD INFANTRY, 173 ABN BDE
Army of the United States
09 October 1945 - 20 January 1970
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The database page for William Leroy Phillips
William L. Phillips was the son of Leroy and Beatrice Phillips, husband of Peggy Sosebee Phillips, father of William Todd Phillips, and a son of Stephens County.
Captain Phillips, Commanding Officer of Alpha Company, 1/503rd Infantry, died on 20 January 1970 of wounds received during an mortar barrage in Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam. He returned home to Stephens County for burial with full military honors.
Captain Phillips is remembered and honored by his community and by his comrades in the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Leon Williams Post 4346, Toccoa, Stephens County, Georgia.
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 28 Jun 2000
Last updated 08/10/2009