Individual Record 398

Name}   Phelps, Robert Adam Family History} Hancock                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Exa 31 Jul  1925 Place}   , Butte, California
Marr.: Date}   Place}      
Death: Date} Exa 19 Feb 1945 Place} Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands, Japan
Burial: Date} Exa   9 Apr 1948 Place} Golden Gate National Cem., San Bruno, San Mateo, Calif.
  Grave Marker} ?
Source 1}   85 = Family hstry
Source 2} 139 = Family hstry
Source 3} 924 = Birth record
Source 4} 923 = 1930 USA cen
Source 5} 925 = Cemetery rec
Source 6} 438 = Obituary
Source 7} 927 = Military rec
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Source 10} 
Parents: } Gerald Milan Phelps & Alice Florence Hancock
   Relationship No.}   49
1st Household No.} 208 = 6833 Trenor St., Oakland, California
      Occupation 1}  
       Occupation 2}  
Spouses:    First}  
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Notes:  Robert was a PFC in the 28th Regiment of the 5th Marine Division.  He was killed in action on the first day of the invasion of Iwo Jima on 19 Feb 1945.  The 28th Marine's sector of that island was the southern tip of Iwo Jima on which was Mount Suribachi.

His body was among the 3,257 war dead returned to the Oakland Army Base aboard the Liberty ship U.S.A.T. Walter W. Schwenk.  He is buried at Section D Site 220 in the Golden Gate National Cemetery.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photo} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade}              or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service} Marines    for the State of} United States
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death} Killed in action
Last Updated
by} Dan Hancock
Date Updated} 10 Oct 2006
Date Created}    4 Jan 1997
Copyright © 2006 by Daniel W. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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