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Henry Joseph Boye Jr.

Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps

 

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: May 31, 1968
Buried at: Plot: X 0 2003
                  Beverly National Cemetery
                  Beverly NJ
Awards: Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster.


PRIVATE FIRST CLASS HENRY JOSEPH BOYE JR was born on June 26, 1949. He lived with his parents at 2109 Erial Road in Pine Hill NJ. He was a 1967 graduate of Overbrook Regional High School, where he played football and baseball. He joined the United States Marine Corps in November of 1967, and was sent to Vietnam in April of 1968. 

Henry J. Boye Jr. served as an 0331 in the Marine Corps, and reached the rank of PFC/E2. He was slightly wounded in the fighting on Hill 881 on May 21, 1968. 

On May 31, 1968, at the age of 19, Henry Joseph Boye Jr. perished in the service of our country in South Vietnam, Quang Tri. He was brought home, and was buried at Beverly National Cemetery in Beverly NJ on June 14, 1968.


Camden Courier-Post

June 6, 1968

Remembrances
The following remembrances have been left at
The Virtual Wall
for
HENRY JOSEPH BOYE JR.

Hank - Thankyou
Posted by The Morgan Kids - Overbrook HS, We were high school classmates

 


HENRY JOSEPH BOYE JR.
is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
on Panel 62W, Row 5.


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