Bohon, Boyd, Cpl

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
345-Truck Driver, Light
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 345, 7th Armored Division
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Corporal



Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Saint George
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Apr 21, 1990
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere Infantry Shoulder Cord Honorably Discharged WW II


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
CORPORAL BOYD BOHON WAS EMPLOYED AS A TRUCK DRIVER NEAR HIS HOME IN SAINT GEORGE, TUCKER COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA BEFORE BEING INDUCTED INTO THE ARMY ON 20 FEBRUARY 1943.  ON 30 JULY 1943 HE WAS SENT TO EUROPE WHERE HE FOUGHT IN THE NAPLES-FOGIA AND ROME-ARNO CAMPAIGNS AND WAS CONSEQUENTLY WOUNDED DURING THAT TIME ON 1 JANUARY 1944. I HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO LOCATED INFORMATION ON THE UNIT HE HAD SERVED WITH DURING THAT TIME BUT HE FINISHED OUT THE WAR WITH SERVICE COMPANY 38TH ARMORED INFANTRY BATTALION, 7TH ARMORED DIVISION WHO DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN ANY OF THE ITALIAN CAMPAIGNS. AFTER SERVING  2 YEARS 2 MONTHS AND 11 DAYS IN EUROPE AS A HALF TRACK DRIVER CPL BOHON WAS SENT HOME AND DISCHARGED ON 16 OCTOBER 1945.  NO INFO IS KNOWN BETWEEN THAT TIME AND HIS DEATH ON 21 APRIL 1990 IN SAINT AUGUSTINE FLORIDA.
   
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
7th Armored Division
  1943-1944, 345, 7th Armored Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
  1943-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rome-Arno Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Southern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
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