Florida Fallen Stories

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William Richard Bozeman

Machinist’s mate 1st class. Enlisted in U.S. Coast Guard, December 4, 1916. Born October 5, 1888. Expert boilermaker prior to enlistment. Next of kin: Mrs. Lenora Wilson Bozeman (mother) Box 61, Bay Shore Boulevard, Tampa. His father, William Alexander Bozeman (1856-1938), was a carpenter and older brother to Thomas Edward, making William Richard and Leonard Richardson Bozeman first cousins. (USGC Service Card)


William Richard Bozeman was on board the USCGC Tampa. To read about the Tampa, please click here.