I was born August 22, 1926, in the Hollywood Hospital, to John and Lillian Bos. My dad was a U.S. Postal Mail Carrier in Los Angeles,...

I was 20 in 1945 when WWII ended. I joined the navy in December 1942, to serve my country during its wartime need.

I was a gunner’s mat...


I am Eugene Bos serving in U.S. Navy in World War II. I enlisted at the age of 17, August 1943 in Fresno, California.


After boot camp...

I joined the navy in July 1941 and trained in San Diego before joining the fleet to sail to Pearl Harbor. I was assigned to the USS En...

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The Clovis Veterans Memorial District is dedicated to serving our veterans and our community, and has been since 1946. We're proud to honor all members of the armed forces, including those who have served in combat positions. These stories of our veterans are just one of the many ways we can preserve their memories and honor our veterans.

Would you like to share your story?

Visit our Glimpses Into History website to create a digital story of your service- you can upload photos, record yourself telling your story, and enter medals you recieved!

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808 4th Street
Clovis, CA 93612

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