Lieutenant Colonel William Eugene Boles

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Title

Lieutenant Colonel William Eugene Boles

Subject

World War II
United States. Marine Corps

Description

Lt. Col. William E. Boles died on August 1, 1943, while serving with the United States Marine Corps in the Pacific. Col. Boles was a graduate of Tuscaloosa High School and of the University of Alabama. Col. Boles was the husband of Mrs. William E Boles and the father of Lawrence Eugene and Mary Claire Boles.

A second obituary for Lt. Col. Boles can be found in the August 28, 1943, Birmingham News. The obituary can be purchased from this site: http://bpldb.bplonline.org/db/formProc/obituaries?atnum=20759#a_189606.

A photo of Col. Boles can be found in the book All of Us Fought the War: The University of Alabama and Its Men and Women in World War II by Delbert Reed.

A photo Col. Boles' grave can be found at this site: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=134286489&ref=acom.

Source

Tuscaloosa News Archive
Birmingham News
Find A Grave

Date

August 1, 1943

Contributor

Brenda Harris (Description)
Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Newspaper
Hyperlink
Book

Identifier

2232

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Newspaper