Undated, unidentified clipping in a scrapbook at the Saranac Lake Veteran's Club.This photograph appeared in a second clipping with a caption that read "PFC. Philip Arlan of Saranac Lake, who is stationed at Cape Gloucester in New Guinea with the Marine Corps. He has been in service for the past two years and was one of the first Marines on Guadalcanal. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hyman Arlan of 44 Main street."
Undated, unidentified clipping in a scrapbook at the Saranac Lake Veteran's Club.Born: October 5, 1920 in Saranac Lake to Anna Zak Arlan and Hyman Arlan
Died: January 27, 2015
Married: Mariko Kuniyoshi Arlan
Children: Diane Petty
Philip Arlan was a World War II veteran. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Hyman Arlan of 44 Main Street. He graduated from Saranac Lake High School in the Class of 1938 and joined the Marine Corps. He was one of the first soldiers from the Saranac Lake area to see action in the Pacific following Pearl Harbor. A complete obituary can be found in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise on Saturday, January 31, 2015.