Bernard F. (middle initial only) Doyle

Army Badge
  • Name: Bernard F. (middle initial only) Doyle
  • Location of Birth: Bovey, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 20, 1920
  • Date of Death: February 3, 1955
  • Parents: Herbert Doyle & Viola (Franti) Doyle
  • High School and Class: 1938 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College: Itasca Junior College, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • Highest Rank: 1st LT (1st Lieutenant)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: December 5, 1943
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: January 3, 1946
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Military Awards:
    Air Medal
    4 Oak Leaf Clusters

  • Military Highlights:
    4 WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Bernard F. Doyle
    Race: White
    Age: 21
    Birth Date: November 20, 1920
    Birth Place: Bovey, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Bovey, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: February 16, 1942
    Employer: Oliver Mining Co., Coleraine, Itasca, Minnesota
    Weight: 185
    Height: 5-10
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Herbert Doyle, Bovey, Minnesota

    Bernard served four years as a pilot in the Ninth Air Force of the U.S. Air Corps with a year's service as a first lieutenant in the European theatre.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Bernard Doyle married Helen Fish in Vancouver, Washington in 1944. After his discharge from service, Bernard & his family lived in Bovey, Minnesota until 1949, then moved to Texas and finally to Vancouver, Washington in 1952. He was a member of the USAF Reserve, Vancouver Barracks.

    Bernard died in Vancouver, Washington and is buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Oregon (Section H, Lot 1051). He is survived by his wife, Helen; children, Susan, Peggy and Paddy Doyle; his parents, Herbert & Viola; brother, Herbert H. Doyle; and sister, Mrs. John Bozanich.

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