|Birth: ||Dec. 16, 1946|
Los Angeles County
|Death: ||Dec. 28, 1967|
Tam Kỳ, Vietnam
Cpl Robert Lee Boyer#2234967
Robert was born in Delware County,Muncie,
Indiana,prior to the Boyer Family moving to
He graduated from Long Beach Polytechnic
Robert was drafted into the Marines 8 March
1966 in Los Angeles.
When Robert Boyer arrived in Vietnam 14 May 1967,he was assigned to Echo Company,2nd Battalion,3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division.
Robert was wounded 15 June 1967 with shrap
-nel to his right hand in the vicinity of Gio
Linh.He wasn't medevac.
During an engagement with entrenched NVA forces and while rescuing a wounded Marine and taking him to safety,Robert died as a result of a burst of enemy rifle fire when a bullet hit him on the head,at LZ Hawk,Bao An
Dong,Go Noi Island,during Operation Auburn.
Robert was single and served his country for
1 year,9 months and 22 days.KIA#19,464.
He had been in Vietnam for 7 months and 14
Robert was 21 years and 14 days old.
Survived by his parents;Everett S & Alice Marie Boyer,and 3 sisters,of 4440 Maury,Long Beach, CA.
His grandparents;Roy Charles & Carrie Boyer.
His grandmother;Katherine McClary.
His uncles & aunts;Robert Lee & Lula Virginia Boyer,and;Earl T & Mary Bernice Boyer.
Robert was buried in a grave next to Patrick
Emmett Anglim.Robert and Patrick were life-
time schoolmates and friends Both were only
They were both residents of Long Beach,CA.
Both died in combat on the same date while
serving with 1st Platoon of Echo Company.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Long Beach)
Los Angeles County
Plot: Iris,Lot 73 1/2,Grave B
Created by: Tony
Record added: Apr 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67895227
Added: May. 6, 2014
Added: Mar. 24, 2013
ROBERT L BOYER is on the Wall at Panel 32E, Line 84. May his sacrifice not be forgotten.|
Billy M. Brown
Added: Feb. 9, 2013
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