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Corp Robert Lee Boyer
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1946
Long Beach
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1967
Quang Nam, Vietnam

Cpl Boyer #2234967
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Robert was born in Delware County,Muncie,
Indiana,prior to the Boyer Family moving to
Long Beach,CA.
He graduated from Long Beach Polytechnic
High School.
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 1st Platoon of 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 and 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 and was KIA #19,464.
He had been in Vietnam for 7 months and 14
days.
Robert was 21 years and 14 days old.
Survived by his parents;Everett S & Alice Marie
Boyer and his 3 sisters,Scherry and 2 of names
unknown all 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.

NOTE:
Robert was buried in a grave next to Patrick
Emmett Anglim.Robert and Patrick were life-
time schoolmates and friends and both were
only sons.
They were both residents of Long Beach,CA.
Both died in combat on the same date while
serving with 1st Platoon of Echo Company.
 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Long Beach)
Long Beach
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Iris,Lot 73 1/2,Grave B
 
Created by: Tony
Record added: Apr 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67895227
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