Roy William Eyre, Sr.

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  • Name: Roy William Eyre Sr.
  • Location of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: July 8, 1892
  • Date of Death: October 20, 1978 (86 years old)
  • Parents: Fredrick Eyre and Ida (Johnson) Eyre
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  • College:
  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: December 8, 1917 (Enlistment Date)
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: December 28, 1918 (Release Date)
  • Place of Discharge:
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information from World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:
    Name in full: Roy Eyre
    Age in years: 24
    House address: 3217 3 Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Date of birth: July 8, 1893
    Natural Born
    Where were you born: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    United States Citizen
    What is your present trade: Grocery business
    By whom employed: R. H. Wilson and Company
    Where employed: 2604 Bloomington
    No dependents
    Race: Caucasian
    What military service have you had: None
    Do you claim exemption from draft: No
    Height: Medium
    Build: Medium
    Color of eyes: Blue
    Color of hair: Light Brown
    No disability

    Information from World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:
    Name: Roy Eyre
    Gender: Male
    Residence Age: 48
    Birth Date: July 8, 1893
    Birth Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Date: 1942
    Residence Place: 1417 Cambridge Street,
    Hopkins, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
    Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Mrs. R. H. Nelson, 5300 2nd Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Employer's Name and Address: Toro Manufacturing Corporation, 3042 Snelling Avenue South, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
    Relationship to Draftee: Head
    Military Draft Date: 1942
    Height" 5' 7"
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Weight: 136
    Complexion: Light

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Roy was married to Frieda Gertrude Dyckman in Bessemer, Michigan on October 16, 1928. Roy was 36 years old and Frieda was 25 years old when they married.

    Roy is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-B-09-0-4)

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