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Joseph A. Boles Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0204

Documents related to Joseph A. Boles' World War II service with the U. S. Army in North Africa and Italy. The collection includes a typed record of service and a typed narrative account as well as photocopies of photographs, correspondence, certificates, and a newspaper clipping.

Dates

  • circa 1942-1945

Language of Materials

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Overview

Documents related to Joseph A. Boles' World War II service with the U. S. Army in North Africa and Italy. The collection includes a typed record of service and a typed narrative account as well as photocopies of photographs, correspondence, certificates, and a newspaper clipping.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph A. Boles (1920-1990) served with the U. S. Army during World War II as a technical sergeant with the Sixth Armored Infantry Battalion. Boles enlisted October 1, 1940, and was discharged September 30, 1945. Boles served in both the European Theater and the North African Theater. Following the war, Boles worked with the Tennessee Valley Authority until retirement. Boles married Sarah Elizabeth McGuiston Boles and together they had three children. Boles is buried in Roane County, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection is in one folder.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.2012.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480