Plymouth County

S/Sgt. Edward Boyle





With the 5th Army, Italy—Private First Class Edward Boyle, son of Patrick J. Boyle of LeMars, has been promoted to sergeant. He is a squad leader with the 34th “Red Bull” division of the 5th Army in Italy.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, July 24, 1944


Mrs. Patrick Boyle received a box from her son, S/Sgt. Ed Boyle, which was sent from Rome. In it was a small marble statue of the pope and two rosaries, which were blessed by the pope. Ed was recently promoted to staff sergeant from sergeant.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, August 10, 1944


Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Boyle received three letters from their son, Edward Boyle, who is now stationed in Italy. The last letter was dated December 9. He told his folks that he is back in his old unit. He is still a staff sergeant, the same rank he had before his furlough.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, December 21, 1944