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Pvt Fred J Boysman

New York, USA
Death 26 Jan 1944 (aged 23–24)
Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
Burial DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 77642481 · View Source
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Fred served as a Private in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Onondaga County, New York prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army on August 15, 1942 in Syracuse, New York. He was noted as being employed as a mechanic and also as being Single, with dependents.

He died in the "Line Of Duty" of a "Non Battle" related incident during the war.

Service # 32469723

Syracuse Herald Journal - January 27, 1944

Pvt Fred J. Boysman, 23, son of Mrs. Loretta Reilly Boysman died yesterday in Percy Jone Hospital, Battle Creek, Mich., following an operation for a brain tumor. He was about to go overseas when he was stricken last may.

He attended Seymour School and Vocational High School and was employed by the Otis Elevator Company before he joined the Army in August 1941.

He received his basic training at the Air Corps Airplane Mechanic Technical Training School, Long Island, City and was also stationed at Fort Niagara, Tonopah, Nev and McClellan Field, Calif.

Surviving besides his mother are two brothers, two sisters, and his grandparents, all of Syracuse. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery.

( Burial Location & Article found by: Anne Cady )




  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 5 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77642481
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Fred J Boysman (1920–26 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77642481, citing Saint Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .