Shirley Wayne O’Boyle – Sergeant, United States Army

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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.


War: Vietnam
Last Name: O'Boyle
First Name: Shirley
Middle Name or Initial: Wayne
Sex: M
Race: W
County: Fayette, West Virginia
Community: Beckley, West Virginia
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: Sergeant
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
Mother: Myrtle

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
SGT USA

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 07/11/1944
  • DATE OF DEATH: 03/25/1966
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 51  SITE 1228
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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