Bolyard, Raymond V., Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Primary Unit
1942-1943, US Army Air Force (USAAF)
Service Years
1942 - 1943

Sergeant


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Preston County
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Nov 26, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Mediterranean Sea
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Buried At Sea, Mediterranean Sea
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenMilitary Order of the Purple Heart
  1943, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  1943, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page


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 Unit Assignments
853rd Engineer Aviation BattalionUS Army Air Force (USAAF)
  1942-1943, 853rd Engineer Aviation Battalion
  1942-1943, US Army Air Force (USAAF)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 World War II
  1942-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
SGT RAYMOND V. BOLYARD OF PRESTON COUNTY WEST VIRGINIA SERVED WITH THE 853RD ENGINEER AVIATION BATTALION. HIS UNIT WAS ABOARD THE HMT ROHNA IN THE MEDITERRANEAN  WHEN IT WAS ATTACKED AND SUNK BY THE LUFTWAFFE ON 26 NOVEMBER 1943. SGT BOLYARD WAS KILLED IN ACTION.

Raymond V. Bolyard

Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces

Service # 15323725

853rd Engineer Battalion, Aviation

Entered the Service from: West Virginia
Died: 26-Nov-43
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at North Africa American Cemetery
Carthage, Tunisia
Awards: Purple Heart - Buried at Sea
   
Comments/Citation
http://www.rohnasurvivors.org/
   
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