Shirley Wayne O'Boyle was born on July 11, 1944 and joined the Armed Forces while in Beckley, West Virginia.
He served in the United States Army. In 4 years of service, he attained the rank of Staff Sergeant.
On March 25, 1966, at the age of 21, Shirley Wayne O'Boyle perished in the service of our country in South Vietnam.
Last Name: O'Boyle
First Name: Shirley
Middle Name or Initial: Wayne
County: Fayette, West Virginia
Community: Beckley, West Virginia
Branch of Service: Army
Service Number: RA 13753712
Date of Death: 25 March 1966
Place of Death: Vietnam
Cause of Death: KIA
Place of Burial: Arlington National Cemetery
Unit: 2nd. Battalion, 327th Infantry
Date of Birth: 11 July 1944
Source: Pentagon Form. Information submitted by Sadie Handyside (sister).
Notes: Bronze Star, Purple Heart. Folder contains an information sheet from the Vietnam War Website
OBOYLE, SHIRLEY WAYNE
- DATE OF BIRTH: 07/11/1944
- DATE OF DEATH: 03/25/1966
- BURIED AT: SECTION 51 SITE 1228
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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