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Boyle, John Joseph

Boyle, John Joseph

     
Příjmení:
Surname:
Boyle
Jméno:
Given Name:
John Joseph
Jméno v originále:
Original Name:
John Joseph "Jack" Boyle
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kapitán
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Datum, místo narození:
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01.05.1922 Toronto /
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- kanadské letecké eso 2. sv. v. s 5 samostatnými sestřely, 1 sdíleným, 2 samostatně zničenými letadly na zemi, 1 sdíleným, 42 zničených vozidel a 10 lokomotiv
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http://www.cieldegloire.com/003_boyle_j_j.php
https://acesofww2.com/can/aces/boyle.htm
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Příjmení:
Surname:
Boyle
Jméno:
Given Name:
John Joseph
Jméno v originále:
Original Name:
John Joseph "Jack" Boyle
Všeobecné vzdělání:
General Education:
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Vojenské vzdělání:
Military Education:
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Důstojnické hodnosti:
Officer Ranks:
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DD.MM.1943 nadporučík
DD.08.1944 kapitán
Průběh vojenské služby:
Military Career:

28.05.1941-25.08.1941 kanadská armáda
01.09.1941-DD.MM.RRRR královské kanadské letectvo
DD.MM.1942-22.01.1942 1. operačně výcviková jednotka
30.11.1942-26.09.1943 125. peruť RCAF (pilot)
30.11.1943-24.01.1944 59. operačně výcviková jednotka
24.01.1944-13.04.1944 61. operačně výcviková jednotka (instruktor)
13.04.1944-06.06.1944 3. takticko výcviková jednotka
22.07.1944-26.07.1944 402. peruť RCAF (pilot)
01.08.1944-06.04.1945 411. peruť RCAF (pilot)
28.04.1945-11.06.1945 61. operačně výcviková jednotka (instruktor)
DD.09.1945-DD.MM.RRRR výslužba
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03.04.1945

Záslužný letecký kříž
Distinguished Flying Cross
Citace k Záslužnému leteckému kříži - DFC:
Tento důstojník podal mimořádnou službu jako velitel letky ve stíhací peruti. Zúčastnil se stíhacích hlídek, ozbrojených průzkumů a střemhlavých bombardovacích misí od svého připojení k současné peruti a během těchto operací zničil nejméně pět nepřátelských letadel a další poškodil. K tomu Flight Lieutenant Boyle zničil mnoho pozemních cílů, včetně čtyřiceti transportních vozidel, tří vlaků a šesti vagónů. Šel skvělým příkladem svou horlivostí a skvělým bojovým duchem.

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Hvězda 1939-1945
1939–45 Star
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Válečná medaile 1939-1945
War Medal 1939-1945
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Evropská hvězda leteckých osádek
Air Crew Europe Star
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Hvězda za Francii a Německo
France and Germany Star
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http://www.cieldegloire.com/003_boyle_j_j.php
https://acesofww2.com/can/aces/boyle.htm
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John Joseph Boyle


(RCAF No.J13615)


Born in Toronto on May 1, 1922, he joined the Canadian Army in May 1941 and transferred to the Air Force in November. He received all his training in Canada and in the latter half of 1942 served with 125 Squadron RCAF, which protected Canadian airspace. It was armed with Hurricane aircraft. Boyd served with this unit until October 1943, when he was sent to England. There he first underwent operational training with the 59th OTU, and from February 1944 served as an instructor with the 61st OTU. From April to June 1944 he then flew with the 3rd TEU (Tactical Exercise Unit).


On 22 July 1944 he was sent to his first operational unit, 402nd Squadron. He only stayed with it for a few days, however, because in August he was promoted to Flight Lieutenant and sent to 411 Squadron. This squadron operated from B.4 field airfield near the village of Beny-sur-Mer in July and was armed with Mk.IX Spitfires.


He achieved his first victory on 12 August when he claimed one of four 100s shot down by his unit during a sweep in the vicinity of Alencon.


He achieved further success in December. First, on the twenty-third, he damaged one Me 262; the same aircraft that came under the guns of his Spitfire two days later was not so lucky.
Squadrons numbered 401 and 411 were sent to intercept German fighters operating over the front. Boyle, however, did not intervene in the battle that broke out because he was escorting back a pilot who was having engine trouble. However, over Heesch field airfield they encountered a Me 262 jet. Boyle took advantage of the altitude advantage and dive-bombed. The enemy aircraft had no chance and crashed in a nearby field. The pilot, Oberleutnant Hans Georg Lamle of the 4th /KG(J) 51, did not survive the crash. This was the first solo victory by a Spitfire pilot over the Me 262.


Boyle closed out 1944 by shooting down one Ju 88 on December 31. The following year saw his first success on the fourth of January. His unit fought a formation of Fw 190 D from the 4th JG 26 at Osnabrück and claimed six victories with one loss of their own. Boyle shot down one hundred and ten alone and another with F/Lt Richard J. Audet. Boyle was flying a Spitfire PL430 and JG 26 lost five aircraft in the fight.


Boyle scored his last aerial victory ten days later when he shot down another Fw 190 east of Enschede. Pilots of units 401., 411th and 442nd had fought a dozen Focke-Wulfs before noon and claimed nine victories. They were more successful, however, as they took 11 fighters off I./JG 1.


Another activity of RAF fighters at the time was attacks against enemy ground targets, and Boyle was successful in this activity as well. He destroyed 42 vehicles, ten locomotives and on 14 February 1945, during an attack on Handorf airfield, he set two He 177 bombers on fire on the ground and damaged others. For these achievements and his 5+1-0-1 aerial victories, he was awarded the DFC on 3 April 1945. That same month he was sent back to the 61st OTU and the war ended for him.


Boyle trained new pilots until June 1945, was sent home to Canada in August, and retired from the Air Force in September 1945. He died in the 1990s.


Sources:
Shores C., Williams C.: Aces High, Grub Street, London, 1994
Foreman J.: Fighter Command war diaries, part 5, Air Research Publication, Walton-on-Thames, 2004
https://www.acesofww2.com/Canada/aces/boyle.htm
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