Boye, Frederic William, Sr., BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Primary Unit
1945-1946, Army Garrison, Fort Sam Houston, TX
Service Years
1915 - 1950


Brigadier General

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Boye, Frederic William, Sr., BG USA(Ret).
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Home Town
New York City, New York
Last Address

Date of Passing
Oct 06, 1970
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 1 Lot 776

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US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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Last Known Activity
Born on October 19, 1891 in New York City.

Commissioned in the Cavalry from West Point in 1915. Duty with the Punitive Expedition into Mexico in 1916.  Served with the 12th Division in 1918. Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1926. Assigned to West Point 1929-1933. Served with the National Guard Bureau 1937-1940. Executive Officer of 7th Cavalry, then Assistant Chief of Staff of 1st Cavalry Division, finally Commanding Officer of 12th Cavalry 1940-1943. Served in China 1944-1945.  Brigadier General in March 1945.

Assigned to the War Department Personnel Center at Fort Sam Houston 1945-1946. Reverted to Colonel in April 1946. Retired in 1950. Decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit and Commendation Ribbon.

Died on October 6, 1970.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
12th CavalryUnited States Military Academy West Point (Staff-USMA)HQ, National Guard Bureau (NGB)7th US Cavalry
1st Cavalry Division China-Burma-India (CBI)
  1918-1918, 12th Cavalry
  1929-1933, United States Military Academy West Point (Staff-USMA)
  1936-1940, HQ, National Guard Bureau (NGB)
  1940-1940, HHT, 7th US Cavalry
  1940-1940, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division
  1940-1943, 12th Cavalry
  1944-1945, China-Burma-India (CBI)
  1945-1946, Army Garrison, Fort Sam Houston, TX
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1915-1918 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1918-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military AcademyCommand and General Staff College
  1911-1915, United States Military Academy
  1925-1926, Command and General Staff College
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