Roll of Honor

Midshipmen entering the gates of Columbia University, circa 1943.

Philip George Unhoch

  • School: Columbia College
  • Class Year: 1940
  • War: World War II
  • Date of Death: November 7, 1944

Lieutenant Philip George Unhoch, U.S. Navy, an aviator, was presumed to have been killed in a typhoon on Palau on November 7, 1944. He was posthumously awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism for refusing rescue in order to remain in the water until all his crew were taken to safety.

Philip George Unhoch

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