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Capt Hugh Leonard Broyles
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Birth: Dec. 4, 1925
Death: Nov. 21, 1960

BROYLES, HUGH LEONARD age 34 yrs. was killed in a place crash near Lopaz, Bolivia 21 Nov 1960. Burial with full military honors in the Evergreen Cemetery in Luray. Captain Broyles was one of 3 Americans killed in the crash of a twin engine plane of the U. S. Military Mission after it caught fire in mid air & crashed. He was chief of the geodetic survey of Rangoon. He was born 04 Dec 1925 s/o Mrs. Mary Somers Broyles & the late Vernon Broyles. He enlisted in the U. S. Army on 24 Mar 1944 at the age of 19. Brothers, Clifford Broyles & John Broyles both at home. Sisters, Mrs. John (Helen) Holden of Silver Spring, Md., Mrs. Daniel (Marie) Aleshire of Luray, Mrs. Grant (Joyce) Mathews of Sacramento, Ca., Mrs. John (Betty) Sorrentino of Nulley, NJ. & Mrs. James (Lois) Huff of Saratoga, CA. (PNC issue 01 Dec 1960)

 
 
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 Parents:
  Vernon Charles Broyles (1899 - 1954)
  Mary Magdalene Somers Broyles (1901 - 1995)
 
 Siblings:
  Hugh Leonard Broyles (1925 - 1960)
  Joyce Elizabeth Broyles Matthews (1928 - 1964)*
  George Scott Broyles (1934 - 1958)*
  Jerry Allan Broyles (1936 - 1954)*
  Clifford Lee Broyles (1939 - 1970)*
  Johnny Ross Broyles (1943 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: WWII Korea VA Capt CE USAS
 
Burial:
Evergreen Memorial Gardens
Luray
Page County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: JAC
Record added: Feb 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48485831
Capt Hugh Leonard Broyles
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Capt Hugh Leonard Broyles
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Thank you for your service! I have made a website to honor the 284th Engr. C. Bn, which is the unit that Captain Broyles served with during WWII. If any family or friends have pictures that you could share with me of his time in WWII it would be greatly...(Read more)
- Mikel
 Added: Mar. 22, 2014

- Shawnie
 Added: Jun. 19, 2013

- JAC
 Added: Apr. 18, 2012
 
 
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