Grave marker for Boyd J. Patterson in the Garden Of Memories Cemetery,
Sikeston (Scott county), Missouri
Boyd enlisted in the Army at
enlisted at Shelbyville, IN on 11 February 1944. He served with Company
F, 508th during 1945.
His military awards
include the Purple Heart and the CIB which was awarded for action during
the Ardennes campaign, 18 Dec 1944 to 20 Feb 1945, but effective from 9
February 1945 which is when he joined the company..