W Y Boyd

William Y. Boyd was a combat infantryman in Europe during the Second World War. Entering the lines as a replacement when he was eighteen, Boyd saw action in Alsace, the Siegfried line, Wurzburg, Schweinfurt, Nuremburg, and the Danube. Before the war ended, he went on with his division to liberate the Dachau concentration camp, take Munich, and cross the Austrian border. Boyd was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge along with the Bronze Star for exemplary conduct under enemy fire. He was als