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Lieut Albert Boyce Aten

Lieut Albert Boyce Aten

Birth
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Death 2 Oct 1918 (aged 24)
France
Burial El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA
Plot Block 7; Lot 1; Space 1
Memorial ID 23220743 · View Source
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Son of Austin Ira Aten(1862-1953)and Imogen Boyce Aten (1867-1957)

Note: The Imperial Valley American Legion Post is named after Boyce, who was an officer in the US Army leading a platoon of infantry in the Aargonne Forest in France in 1918. Boyce (who had attended Stanford Unv.) was killed by shrapnel from exploding shell in October 1918, just a month before the Armistice. He was so honored because being the first WW I member of the military from the Imperial Valley to be killed in the conflict.


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KILLED IN ACTION WORLD WAR I, ARGONNE FOREST, FRANCE.


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  • Created by: Barbara LeClaire
  • Added: 2 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23220743
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Albert Boyce Aten (7 Mar 1894–2 Oct 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23220743, citing Evergreen Cemetery, El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA ; Maintained by Barbara LeClaire (contributor 46903377) .