MELVIN C. PHILLIPS, LTJG, USN
Melvin Phillips '43
Date of birth: November 2, 1919
Date of death: February 26, 1944
From the 1943 Lucky Bag:
Melvin was lost when USS Grayback (SS 208) was sunk by a Japanese aircraft on February 24, 1944 in the East China Sea.
His parents were listed as next of kin.
On Eternal Patrol lists him as a recipient of the Bronze Star; unable to find a citation.