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Lt. Colonel Lawrence R. Boyll, Sr.

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2019
1. Lt. Colonel Lawrence R. Boyll, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  

This flagpole
in memory of
Lt. Colonel Lawrence R. Boyll, Sr.
1903 - 1991
Chaplain-U.S. Army Air Corps

After serving this Methodist congregation from 1940, he
enlisted as Chaplain in the Armed Services in 1942. Taking
part in operations in New Guinea, the Philippines and Iwo
Jima, he witnessed the Japanese surrender delegation. He
was sent to Japan prior to the surrender, being one of
the first to land at Atsugi Naval Air Base. He served in
Tokyo until 1955 and Hawaii until 1962, after which he
retired from active duty.


 
Erected by Hamptons United Methodist Church.
 
Location. 40° 53.308′ N, 72° 23.424′ W. Marker is in Southampton, New York, in Suffolk County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and Post Crossing, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Marker is on the Hamptons United Methodist Church grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 160 Main Street, Southampton NY 11968, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
Lt. Colonel Lawrence R. Boyll, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2019
2. Lt. Colonel Lawrence R. Boyll, Sr. Marker
flies. North End Graveyard (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General William Erskine Headquarters (about 400 feet away); 1707 Meeting House (approx. mile away); Southampton World War II and Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Southampton World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Pyrrhus Concer (approx. half a mile away); First Watermill (approx. 2.3 miles away); The James Corwith Grist Mill (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southampton.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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