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 James P Boyd

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James P Boyd

Birth
Sweetwater, Nolan County, Texas, USA
Death
29 Jun 1991 (aged 73)
Gilroy, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Burial
Gilroy, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Memorial ID
88930179 View Source

James P. Boyd was a member of 17th Ordnance Company. He was stationed in the Philippine Islands, as a member of the Provisional Tank Group, when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. On April 9, 1942, Bataan was surrendered to the Japanese. Boyd, with five other members of his company, escaped into the jungle during the death march. He spent the remainder of the war fighting as a guerrilla in the Philippines until February 1945 when he reported to U.S. Forces.

James P. Boyd was a member of 17th Ordnance Company. He was stationed in the Philippine Islands, as a member of the Provisional Tank Group, when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. On April 9, 1942, Bataan was surrendered to the Japanese. Boyd, with five other members of his company, escaped into the jungle during the death march. He spent the remainder of the war fighting as a guerrilla in the Philippines until February 1945 when he reported to U.S. Forces.


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  • Created by: RobMinteer57
  • Added: 21 Apr 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 88930179
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/88930179/james-p-boyd: accessed ), memorial page for James P Boyd (21 Oct 1917–29 Jun 1991), Find a Grave Memorial ID 88930179, citing Saint Mary Cemetery, Gilroy, Santa Clara County, California, USA; Maintained by RobMinteer57 (contributor 47389024).