Boye, Frederic William, Jr., MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Primary Unit
1967-1969, Office of Defense Cooperation - Turkey (ODC-T), United States European Command (USEUCOM)
Service Years
1939 - 1971


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This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Boye, Frederic William, Jr., MG USA(Ret).
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Home Town
Fort Bliss, Texas
Last Address
Williamsburg, Virginia

Date of Passing
Oct 10, 2004
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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Last Known Activity
Commissioned in the Cavalry from West Point in 1939.  Duty with Allied Force Headquarters in 1942-43.  Commander of 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division from 1943-44 during World War II, earning the Silver Star.  Graduated from the National War College in 1956.  Served with the Military Assistance Advisory Group in Vietnam, 1960-61.  Assistant Commandant, the Armored School, Fort Knox as a Brigadier General in 1962. As a Major General, served as Chief of Legislative Liaison from 1964 to 1966. From 1966-1967 was the Commanding General, 7th Infantry Division in Korea. Served as Chief of Staff, Central Treaty Organization, in Ankara, Turkey from 1967-69.  Completed his military service as Chief, Office of  Personnel Operations in Washington, D.C.

Retired in1971. Decorations included the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Distinguished Unit Citation, and eight campaign stars on his European Theater Service Ribbon.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Department of the Army (DA)7th Infantry DivisionUnited States European Command (USEUCOM)
  1943-1944, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry
  1964-1966, Officer of the Chief, Legislative Liaison (OCLL), Office of the Secretary of the Army
  1966-1967, 7th Infantry Division
  1967-1969, Office of Defense Cooperation - Turkey (ODC-T), United States European Command (USEUCOM)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military AcademyNational War College
  1935-1939, United States Military Academy
  1955-1956, National War College
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