This January 13, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
George Hathaway spent Tuesday in Indianapolis visiting his son, Pvt. Robert Hathaway, who has been transferred there from Halloran hospital, New York. Bob underwent an operation on his leg Monday and his father was assured that he was doing nicely. His leg is now in a cast and he will be in the hospital for some time. Bob was very cheerful and anxious to get back on the job with his outfit. He sent regards to home folks.
The following November 9, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 5 column 3:
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Kuiper and Mr. and Mrs. George Hathaway called at Fort Benjamin Harrison last Friday to pick up Bob Hathaway, who went with them to Camp Atterbury to visit Ed Kuiper, stationed there. They spent a very pleasant evening with the boys. Eddie says that for just one week in the service he believes he's going to like army life. On Saturday he left for a new destination.
This Lowell Tribune article was found in the May 3, 1945, issue (page 5, column 4):
Mr. and Mrs. George Hathaway and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Jones visited the former's son, Pvt. Robert Hathaway, at Billings hospital, Indianapolis, Sunday, and accompanied by Robert, witnessed the air show at Stout Field, near that city. The air forces and parachute troops collaborated in putting on the gigantic show, demonstrating how actual landings are made behind enemy lines by dropping men and equipment by parachute, and landing other men, jeeps, and guns in gliders. The air forces also demonstrated new tactics in retrieving gliders after the troops have been landed.