John Victor Phillips (1921 - 1942)

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 68,
United Kingdom

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Service number: p/kx 93562
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Regiment: Royal Navy
Unit/ship/squadron: H.m.s. Avenger

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Victor

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Maria Zampirri Phillips

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Maria Zampirri Phillips

James Henry Harrison Phillips

James Henry Harrison Phillips

Charles S Phillips

Charles S Phillips

Alva Kyle Phillips

Alva Kyle Phillips

Debra Phillips Bays family

Debra Phillips Bays family

Alpha Merle Phillips

Alpha Merle Phillips

Alpha Merle (Cavashere) Phillips

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Alpha Merle (Cavashere) Phillips

Alpha Merle (Cavashere) Phillips

Alpha Merle (Cavashere) Phillips

Alpha Merle (Cavashere) Phillips

Rickie and George Phillips

Rickie and George Phillips

Carrie B Phillips

Carrie B Phillips

Frances Marie (Phillips) Merriott

Frances Marie (Phillips) Merriott

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Violet Regina Phillips Maria Zampirri Phillips Maria Zampirri Phillips James Henry Harrison Phillips

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1921 - In the year that John Victor Phillips was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

1927 - When he was just 6 years old, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

1931 - He was merely 10 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

1937 - When he was 16 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

1942 - In the year of John Victor Phillips's passing, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

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John Victor Phillips died on November 15, 1942 at 21 years old. There is no listed cause of death for John. He was buried in Portsmouth Naval Memorial Panel 68, United Kingdom. He was born around 1921. There is no information about John's surviving family.

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