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Leon Wellington Boardway
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Birth: May 11, 1889
Bangor
Penobscot County
Maine, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 1950
Belton
Bell County
Texas, USA

Leon W. Boardway. Services for Chief Warrant Officer Leon W. Boardway, who died at Belton Wednesday, will be held at the Fort Sam Houston Post Chapel at 10:00 A.M., Friday. Interment will be in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Boardway served in World War II, and until his retirement in 1947, served with the Office of the Adjutant General, Eighth Corps Area, San Antonio. He was a member of the Methodist Church. Enlisted in the US Army in 1908 at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri. He served in the 7th U.S. Calvary, Co. K, from 1908-1911 at Ft. McKinley, Rizal, Philipines. He also served in World War I and II, was in the 8th Service Command, and was Chief Warrant Officer at the time of his retirement in 1947.

Leon changed his name as a young man. At his birth on 11 May 1889 in Bangor, Maine, he was named Louis (or Lewis) W. Bolton. His father was Walter S. Bolton (1856-1910) and his mother was Louise Marie Baker (1861-1893), both of Bangor, Maine.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter S. Bolton (1856 - 1910)
  Louise Marie Baker Bolton (1861 - 1893)
 
 Spouses:
  Oma Lee Allamon Page (1914 - 1974)
  Nina Beatrice Storesund Boardway (1900 - 1992)
 
 Siblings:
  Fred Chase Bolton (1875 - 1931)*
  Mabel Bolton Emery (1880 - 1956)*
  Dorothy Bolton Gray (1887 - 1960)*
  Leon Wellington Boardway (1889 - 1950)
  Grace H. Bolton (1892 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Leon Wellington Boardway
Maine
2D Lieutenant
US Army
World War I & II
May 11, 1889
February 22, 1950
 
Burial:
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section PF Site 76
 
Maintained by: Susan A.
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 379355
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