Roll of Honor

Midshipmen entering the gates of Columbia University, circa 1943.

Philip Palmer Bayer

  • School: Teachers College
  • Class Year: 1942
  • War: World War II
  • Date of Death: September 18, 1944

Philip Palmer Bayer, Seventh Marine Division, Marine Corps, was killed in action at Palau, September 18, 1944.

Philip Palmer Bayer plaque


My uncle, known to the family as Tyke, was a legendary war hero in our family. I never met my uncle, but I grew up feeling the pride of having a war hero for an uncle.

- Edith Mold

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