Member of the Eagle Squadron. Killed in action near Celle, Germany with the USAAF 4th Fighter Group. He was last seen at the start of a big airfight in the same area.
From the American Air Museum Britain:Edit entry Frank R Boyles MILITARY Lt later Capt Frank R Boyles. 121 [Eagle] Sqn RAF later 335th FS, 4th FG, 8AF, Show captionAbout this image Show captionAbout this image Joined RAFVR, service pilot training in US, shipped overseas to ETO, operational training at OTU, assigned to 121 [Eagle] Sqn RAF, transferred to 335 FS, 4th FG, 8AF USAAF 16-9-42, promoted to 1st Lieutenant 26-10-42, promoted to Captain 1-9-43, transferred to MOR at 65 Fighter Wing Headquarters. 16-10-43 On DS (Detached Service) with 335FS when he went down. Killed in action near Celle, Germany. He was last seen at the start of a big dogfight in the same area. Shot down 8 April 1944 in P-51C 43-7098. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 3612.
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