Grave marker for Jimmie D. Boren in Riverside
Cemetery, Sterling (Logan county), Colorado.
Jimmie enlisted in the Army on 13 March 1939, well
before the draft was enacted in 1940. This record was created on 29
September 1945 in Sulphur Springs, TX with the annotation
"recently discharged from the army".
was received in Service Company, 508th PIR and transferred to Hq 2nd on
2 March 1944.
He was wounded in action on 18
June 1944 and evacuated. He returned to the company on 24 August
On 9 October Jimmie was promoted to Cpl.
Cpl Boren was evacuated as a non-battle casualty on 5
January 1945 and returned to duty on 27 February 1945.
He married Julitta Catherine Hafeman in Sterling, CO on
10 November 1945