PHILLIP G. WILD, JR., LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Phillip Wild, Jr. '36

Date of birth: November 30, 1912

Date of death: March 1, 1942

Age: 29

Lucky Bag

From the 1936 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Phillip was lost when USS Edsall (DD 219) was sunk on on March 1, 1942 by Japanese surface and air forces. He was the ship's engineering officer.

His wife was listed as next of kin.


Class of 1936

Phillip is one of 39 members of the Class of 1936 in Memorial Hall.