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 - IL.B. Leatherneck i Among Viet Dead I The...
IL.B. Leatherneck i Among Viet Dead I The parents of a young · Marine corporal from Long · Beach, Robert L. (Bob) Boyer of 4440 Maury Ave., ·; were notified Sunday their only son had been killed in Vietnam combat action last Thursday near Quang Nam. Cpl. Boyer, a graduate of Poly High School and barely a month away from completing his two-year draftee service, was the second Long Beach Leatherneck of his company and among 17 Marines killed in the same battle with enemy forces. 'Death of Rick Anglim, of 1)65 Walnut Ave., 20-year- old lance corporal, was announced by the Defense Department last Saturday. Young Boyer, who became 21 on Dec. 16, was featured with other members of his platoon in E Co., 22nd Bait., 3rd Marines, in a November battlefront series by Buck Lanier, mili- ; tary editor of The Indepen- '. dent, Press-Telegram. He ;had talked by transpacific [ . t e l e p h o n e from Japan, [·While on recent rest leave, with his parents, Mr. and ·Mrs. Everett S. Boyer. i.··'Following graduation . -from Poly, he was employed at Douglas Aircraft Co. until drafted on Feb. 14, 1966. In addition to his parents, s u r v i v o r three s i s t e r s , Katherine and Bonnie Dee. Military services locally will be coordinated through the Long Eieach stake of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. SLS-MILLION OIL BLAZE FINALLY OUT A smoky, 12-day-old oil fire at Standard Oil Company's El Segunda plant was declared officially out at 1:30 a.m. Sunday. The fire, w. ich caused SI.5 million damage, started Dec. 19 when a bolt lightning struck the wooden roof of a storage tank containing 700,000 barrels of oil. Smoke from the blaze blackened the Southland skies for several days. Immediately following announcement of the fire's control, bulldozers covered the site with dirt and sand to prevent further flare-

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  1. Independent,
  2. 01 Jan 1968, Mon,
  3. Page 3

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