Clipped From The Indiana Gazette
CASUALTY was ; the more Rio PFC. DUANE BORIXG There's a. gold star in the window ol the hcmc of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Boring in Robinson. The parents were informed that their son had died in a North African hospital of wounds received in battle on April 3*. It was his fourth battle engagement. He was cited for bravery in a previous engagement. The youth was 19 years old and enlisted at the age of 17. Pfe. Boring was one of seven Bolivar High School students who attempted to enlist at Johnstown on November 6. 1940. Boring and Jim Robinson were accepted after Boring had added two years io his age. was 17. a c c o r d i n mother, who said his present age is 19, instead of the 21 ' " ' which the: the if j The; action \ Sirs. Boring said her son was home last July, just before he sailed for Europe. He managed to obtain a furlough when his outfit was transferred f r o Camp Standing. Fla- to Indiantown Gap .then a point of embarkation. Pfc. Boring vras born January 13. 1824. a son of Abraham and Martha Timmeny Boring. The family lives on a small farm near here. He is survived bv his parents and the folio-Kin; brothers and sisters: Michael of Johnstown. Mrs. Beatrice Gibson. Bolivar; Mrs. Mary Bell Lear. Robinson: Mrs. ence Boring, Roaring Springs: Mrs. Pauline Lear, Clyde: Alverda Donahue. Robinson; Miss Sylvia, Freeport: Mrs. Grace Houser. Baltimore, Md., and Hilda, at home.