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GM3 John Raymond Boyd

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GM3 John Raymond Boyd

Son of Herbert F. Boyd and Phobe A. Ruth Boyd.

John lived at 217 East Ayre Street, Newport, Delaware.

He served as a Gunner's Mate, Third Class aboard the U.S.S. Skill, an auxiliary Mine Sweeper which was struck by an enemy torpedo while in Salarno Bay, Italy on September 25, 1943.

He was "Killed In Action" on that day and his remains were not recovered. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 2441657


Inscription

Gunner's Mate 3C USN Delaware


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56306784
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for GM3 John Raymond Boyd (unknown–25 Sep 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56306784, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .