Chance Phelps’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 14, 1984

Death Date

Apr 9, 2004

Age of Death

19 years

Cause of Death

Killed In Action

Place of Death

Apr 9, 2004


War Hero

The war hero Chance Phelps died at the age of 19. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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.

He was born in Riverton, Wyoming.

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.