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Manus J. Boyle
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1922
Death: May 2, 2005

World War II soldier. Tradesman. Aged 82 years. He was a retired mechanic and decorated World War II veteran who died of complications from Alzheimer's disease. Boyle grew up in Colwyn and graduated from West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys. During World War II, he was a sergeant in the Army infantry and served in North Africa, Italy, and Germany. While directing mortar fire to protect advancing U.S. troops, he was hit by shrapnel twice and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster. For 42 years, Boyle was an assembler in the switch-gear division of General Electric in Philadelphia until retiring in 1982. He was a member of Holy Spirit Church. He was also a founding member of the Sharon Hill Swim Club and was an officer in his church's Holy Name Society. 
 
Inscription:
S Sgt US Army World War II, Purple Heart
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 32 Range 6
 
Created by: rjschatz
Record added: May 07, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10927192
Manus J. Boyle
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Manus J. Boyle
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 Added: May. 7, 2005
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