Sub-sub-fonds - Boyle, Robert N.

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Boyle, Robert N.

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  • 1942-1997 (Creation)

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5 boxes containing 81 files (1611 papers; 49 volumes; 6 photographs)

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(1920-2005)

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1st Lt Robert Nyman 'Bob' Boyle was born in Trenton, New Jersey on 3 July 1920. He was a pilot in the 847th Bomb Squadron. After completion of a 32 mission operational tour, he transferred to the training department as an instructor pilot and officer in charge of synthetic trainers. His brother Lee was in the Coast Guard. Family members include: Father (Lee), mother, sister (Virginia), brother (Lee). Robert Boyle married Alice Evelyn Sieber in March 1945.

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Donated to the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library by Robert N. Boyle.

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This section contains papers relating to Robert N. Boyle's Second World War service, including correspondence, photographs, training manuals and service records.

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The 2nd Air Division Memorial Library holds objects donated by Robert N. Boyle in their Memorabilia and Display Items collection: item no. 82, steel helmet; item no. 130, Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) medal; item no. 131, Air Medal.

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f5d75863-0e0c-4212-a134-008eccac81f1

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Created 08/09/2010 by Drohj. Modified 08/01/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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