Veterans' Memorial Project

Vinson Runyan Boardman

Hoopeston, IL

World War I

College: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

Graduation Year: Attended 1913-1915

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 12/09/1894

Date of Death: 07/03/1918

Lt. Boardman died in an airplane accident at Brooks Field, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. He was an instructor in flying and had been in service over a year. He is buried at Floral Hill Cemetery, Iroquois County, Illinois.

-taken from University of Illinois 1929 Directory and public records

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