Boyer, Carroll Lee, SM1c

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Last Rank
Signalman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1944-1946, SM-0000, USS Quapaw (ATF-110)
Service Years
1943 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Panama Canal

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Middletown, MD
Last Address
Boonsboro, MD

Date of Passing
Jun 22, 2008
Location of Interment
Resthaven Memorial Gardens - Frederick, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback

 Military Association Memberships
American LegionNational Association of Fleet Tug SailorsPost 10United States Navy Memorial
  2000, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2000, National Association of Fleet Tug Sailors [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2000, American Veterans (AMVETS), Post 10 (Member) (Hagerstown, Maryland) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2019, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, Recruit Training (Bainbridge, MD)
 Duty Stations
USS Quapaw (ATF-110)
  1944-1946, SM-0000, USS Quapaw (ATF-110)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Morotai
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1945-1945 Luzon Campaign (1944-45)/Invasion of Lingayen Gulf
  1945-1945 Southern Philippines Campaign (1945)/Battle of Mindanao
 Colleges Attended 
Gettysburg College
  1947-1950, Gettysburg College
  1951-1953, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Lost my boondockers1
  USS Quapaw Plaque Dedication2
  USS Quapaw ATF110 Circa WWII1
  Lifelong Shipmates1
  Jul 01, 1944, My Pop, the skivvy waver2
  Aug 01, 1944, Promoted to QM2
  Nov 01, 1945, Change to SM2
  Nov 14, 1945, Promoted to SM1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Rev. Carroll Lee "Pop" Boyer, 83, Pastor, Gardener, Carpenter, of Boonsboro, died Sunday, June 22, 2008 at Washington County Hospital.

September 5, 1924 on the family farm, Carroll Boyer Road, Jefferson, Md., he was the son of the late Carroll Eugene and Beulah Pearl Ahalt Boyer.

He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during W.W.II and the Pacific Theater. He was a 1942 graduate of
Middletown High School.  He was a graduate of Gettysburg College and the Gettysburg Lutheran Theological Seminary in 1953.

Pastor Boyer served in many capacities during his ministerial career including:  Visitation Pastor in Charge, Petersville Luther Chapel, Visitation Pastor, St. Peters Beard Lutheran Church, Leitersburg, Md., Visitation Pastor, Zion Lutheran Church, Middletown, Md., Interim Pastor, St. John's Lutheran Church and Trinity Lutheran Church both in Hagerstown, Pastor, St. Peter's Lutheran Church/Beaver Creek Parish, Mission Pastor, Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church in Frederick, Md. from 1954 to 1981, Assistant Pastor, St. Matthews Lutheran Church, Hanover, Pa. and he was currently a 55 year member of Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Delaware - Maryland Synod.

He was a member of the AMVETS Post 10 in
Hagerstown, Clopper-Michael American Legion Post 10 in Boonsboro, the United States Navy Auxiliary Fleet Tug Association, the Civil War Preservation Trust and the American Red Cross Blood Donor 10+ Gallons.
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