|Birth: ||Oct. 25, 1912|
|Death: ||Nov. 3, 1998|
James ("Jim") married Ann Peters on Dec. 26, 1938, at the First Christian Church in Independence, MO.
Jim was a captain in the US Army, stationed at Ft Leavenworth KS. His poor eyesight made him an unlikely candidate for "action", yet in 1943, he was deployed, and left New Orleans headed by sea to Iraq as part of the Persian Gulf Command of WWII. His ship became separated from the convoy, and was torpedoed and sunk in March 1943. While many perished, he made it into a lifeboat, which unfortunately had been sabotaged. After several hours in the icy Mediterranean waters, he was one of few rescued (while unconscious) by a British minesweeper. He & other survivors separated from their units recouperated in a hospital in North Africa, then endured a horrible journey by boxcar to Iran.
The family lived in Salzburg, Austria, from 1954 to 1956, while Capt. Boyle served with the judge advocate general's office. After leaving the army, Jim earned his MBA at University of Chicago. They ended up in Southern California, then Jim & Ann relocated to Reno in Jim's final years.
Harold Murat Boyle (1883 - 1930)
Claudine Hancock Boyle (1883 - 1979)
Ann Peters Boyle (1916 - 2003)
James Hancock Boyle (1912 - 1998)
Murat Boyle (1918 - 2003)*
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Jim & Ann's ashes were scattered in May 2003, along the desert trails outside Reno, where they loved to walk.
Maintained by: Donna Hancock
Originally Created by: Jean ღ
Record added: Feb 04, 2006
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