Private Phillip Lyon Beeler was killed in action in Okinawa. Prior to the war, he was a student and had joined the Marine Corp Reserve.

He was repatriated back to the United States after the war and funeral services were held on May 8, 1948, at Berry Funeral Home Chapel. Military Honors were presented by the United States Marine Corp at his burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville.

Born 1 September 1926
Died 14 March 1945

5th Marine Division, 27th Replacement Draft

Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Luther B. Beeler, 1014 State Street, Knoxville

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 1 September 1926
  • Date of death: 14 March 1945
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 5th Marine Division, 27th Replacement Draft
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Top Panel
  • Contact us to sponsor Phillip L. Beeler

Image Gallery

Click a thumbnail below to view at full size.


Submit more information on this veteran →