Robert Hayes Phillips

Capt. Wilbert Shockley's Crew (not in order): Capt. Shockley, Robert L. Dodge, Lt. David S. Curry, Lt. Willard F. Croft, Lt, James C. Templeton, Sgt. George T. Spimpson, Sgt. Robert H. Phillips, Sgt. Charles Smith, Cpl. A;bert J. Traficante, Cpl. Irving Landsman, Cpl. James McAuley
Capt. Wilbert Shockley's Crew (not in order): Capt. Shockley, Robert L. Dodge, Lt. David S. Curry, Lt. Willard F. Croft, Lt, James C. Templeton, Sgt. George T. Spimpson, Sgt. Robert H. Phillips, Sgt. Charles Smith, Cpl. A;bert J. Traficante, Cpl. Irving Landsman, Cpl. James McAuley
Recent Address: Lanesborough, MA
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Family Info: Parents: Hobson and Alma; Wife: Jean; Children: Patricia, Deborah, Barbara, James, Christine
Hometown: West Virginia
Date Entered Service: April 17, 1944
Service Number: 12239307
Bomb Group: 40th
Squadron: 25th
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Airplane Serial No.& Name: 44-61848 - as part of Captain Wilbur Shockley's crew
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Graduated with degrees from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and then Vanderbilt University in 1951. Shortly after graduation, he began work with General Electric's Power Transformer division and spent 35 years with GE in Pittsfield.
He was an accomplished gardener and avid reader who remained interested in the world around him throughout his life. His mathematically-inclined brain could figure out how to fix just about anything [except maybe his grandchildren's I-pods].
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Comments: Mr. Phillips passed away June 3, 2012.

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