From a contemporary press report
Alfred C. Bosell, 85, died on December 25, 2003 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
Captain Boswell graduated from McKinley Tech High School in Washington, D.C. and as a cadet attended Gettysburg College. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II, flying missions over Italy and Germany. He received the Silver Star for distinguished service.
Captain Boswell was a Mason and member of Joppa Lodge 35 since 1950 and the D.C. Scottish Rite since 1968. In 1980, after 45 years of service with the Stewart Motor Co., he and his wife retired to Fenwick Island, Delaware. In 2001, they moved to Hilton Head, South Carolina.
He is survived by wife Gladys Amos Boswell; son Alfred C. Boswell, Jr.; daughters India L. Housaman and Janet Boswell; five grandchildren; sister Delores Willis and sister-in-law Mary Hawkins. Military and Masonic Services are being planned for spring 2004 at Arlington National Cemetery.
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