Julian H. “Abe” Phillips, known to his friends as “Jack,” enlisted in the United States Navy in 1942 following his graduation from Green Bank High School. This photograph was taken after he finished basic training. He served as a Machinist Mate 3-Class in England and Ireland until the end of World War II. Born in Boyer and raised in Durbin, he was the son of William C. and Bertha R. Ruckman Phillips. He graduated from WVU and retired in 1985 from the FMC Nitro Plant as senior product engineer. Julian Phillips passed away in 2013 and is buried in the Arbovale Cemetery. Preserving Pocahontas Archives, ID: PHP001256
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