Robert J. Phelps
Born: About 1920
Killed in Action (MIA): December 12, 1943 while serving in the Southwest Pacific.
Rank: Chief Fire Controlman
Chief Phelps enlisted in the Navy in 1938. He had previously served on the heavy cruiser USS Quincy and a destroyer.
At the time of his death, Chief Phelps was survived by his parents, Dr. & Mrs. B. T. Phelps, two sisters, Gladys and Betty, and three brothers Edward, Brown and Charles.
Chief Phelps’ name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
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