War Hero

Chance Phelps – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Chance Phelps died at age 19, saddening. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding war hero Chance Phelps' death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Lance Corporal in the Marines who was killed in action while manning his machine gun to give his convoy cover while they evacuated.

In 2001, he joined the Marines and attended artillery school in Oklahoma.

He was awarded a Bronze Star and Purple Heart, and the mess hall in Camp Ramadi was named after him.

How did Chance Phelps die?

Chance Phelps' death was caused by killed in action.

Phelps was killed in Iraq as the convoy he was escorting came under heavy fire. His story is the subject of an HBO movie, Taking Chance.

Information about the death of Chance Phelps
Cause of deathKilled In Action
Age of death19 years
ProfessionWar Hero
BirthdayJuly 14, 1984
Death dateApril 9, 2004
Place of deathRamadi, Iraq
Place of burialN/A