Lambreth Ashley Phifer
Field Artillery

Lieutenant Lambreth Ashley Phifer was the son of Mrs. Zula Phifer of 2023 Forest Avenue. Lambreth was a member of Forest Avenue Christian Church and was an officer in the ROTC at Knoxville High School when he graduated in 1938. He was a student at the University of Tennessee for two years and entered the Army through the National Guard; receiving his commission at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Lt. Phifer was killed when his jeep he was driving overturned in Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 30 October 1919
  • Date of death: 29 August 1942
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Field Artillery
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: Gayle Burnett

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