DUNCAN, BOYCE LOWRANCE  

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Casualty Record

 

Name:
DUNCAN, BOYCE LOWRANCE


Rank / Branch:
SP4 E-4 U.S. ARMY


Unit:
51ST ADVISORY TEA,-M


Date of Birth:
1946-03-01


Date of Loss:
1968-01-23


Country of Loss:
SOUTH VIETNAM


Loss Coordinates:
BAC LIEN


Status:
BODY RETURNED


Category:
NON-HOSTILE-INTENT H


Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground:
GROUND


Awards & Decorations:
SEE BIO


Other:
SINGLE

 

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Veteran Hagiography

BOYCE LOWRANCE DUNCAN, JR., SPECIALIST FOUR, U.S. ARMY, ODESSA, ECTOR COUNTY, TEXAS

AWARD AND DECORATIONS

Combat Infantryman's Badge, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal Medal

BIOGRAPHY

Boyce preferred to be called by a shorten version of his middle name, Larry. He was born in Kannapolis, North Carolina, the son of Margaret Authelee Moore and Boyce Lowrance Duncan Sr. He had an older sister, Betty and a younger brother. Boyce grew up in Las Cruces and Alamogardo, New Mexico and had lived in Odessa for a short period of time. Larry's father had served in World War II, as a member of the 456th Bomb Group, as a flight engineer. Larry joined the Army in Odessa July 14, 1964 on a four year enlistment and was inducted in Abilene, Texas.

He began his tour in Vietnam on January 9, 1966. He served a year and then extended his tour for three six months extensions. He had planned on getting out of the military when his current extension was completed. He was assigned to Advisory Team 51, MACV Advisors, Military Assistance Command-Vietnam during his last extension. On January 23, 1968, he was in altercation with an individual and he was shot in the right upper chest. The weapon used was a Carbine rifle.

Specialist Duncan was buried with full military honors at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery in El Paso, Texas. His parents were living in Alamogardo, New Mexico at the time of his death.

VIRTUAL WALL

 

Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso, Texas

 

 


 
       
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