Veterans' Memorial Project

Walter Hemphill Boggs

Walnut Hill, IL

World War II

College: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

Graduation Year: Attended 1942

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 04/30/1916

Date of Death: 10/29/1944

Affiliations: Alpha Zeta; Alpha Tau Sigma

Lt. Boggs served with the 364th Bomber Squadron, 305th Bomber Group, Heavy. He died in Belgium and is buried at Plot A Row 35 Grave 23, Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupre, Belgium. He was awarded the Air Medal and Purple Heart.

– submitted by James Opolony

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