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 Charles W. Boal, Jr

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Charles W. Boal, Jr

  • Birth 1 Nov 1922
  • Death 14 Apr 1945
  • Burial Markleysburg, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 84369586

Pennsylvania Staff Sgt. 870 AAF Bomb Sq. WW II

Staff Sergeant Boal was a crewmember aboard U.S. Army Air Corps B-29-40-BW Superfortress #42-24604, nicknamed "Wheel n' Deal." Killed In Action when the bomber, said to be on a weather reconnaissance mission over Japan, crashed in the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo, with the loss of all eleven crew. With the 497th Bomb Group, 870th Bomb Squadron.

(Contributed by Tim Cook)


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  • Created by: Rebekah Billings
  • Added: 2 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84369586
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles W. Boal, Jr (1 Nov 1922–14 Apr 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84369586, citing Boal Cemetery, Markleysburg, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Rebekah Billings (contributor 47129658) .