World War II
BOYCE, NEIL RAY
Ensign, U. S. Naval Reserve. Home address: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County. Mr. and Mrs. Ray P. Boyce, Parents, 2225 N. W. 19th St., Oklahoma City 7. Born April 4, 1917. Enlisted February 20, 1942. Attended Oklahoma City University. Accepted appointment and executed oath of office as Ensign, U. S. Naval Reserve, June 12, 1943. Ordered to Transition Training Squadron Atlantic Fleet for temporary flying under instruction, and for further transfer to Air Force Atlantic Fleet for duty, from which he was detached December 23, 1943, and ordered to Fleet Air Wing for duty flying in Patrol Squadron. Died April 11, 1944, in airplane crash, fifteen miles east of Columbus, New Mexico.
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