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Oliver Boone Bucher Edit Profile

army officer.

Oliver Boone Bucher, American army officer. Awarded Liberty Medal, 1918, Defense medal, 1941, American Theatre Campaign medal, 1944. Member Kappa Alpha, Scabbard and Blade.; Mason.

Background

Bucher, Oliver Boone was born on December 5, 1890 in Bridgewater, Virginia, United States. Son of Doctor David Andrew and Annie (Lindsay) Bucher.

Education

Student Portsmouth (Virginia) High School, 1907-1909. Bachelor of Science in C.E., Virginia Military Institute, 1917.

Career

Colonel F. T. Unger), Oliver B. (First lieutenant Army Air Corps). Civil engineer, S.A.L. Railway, 1909-1913. Second in command Lieutenant, Coast Artillery Corps, 1917.

Promoted through grades to brigadier general, 1943.

Membership

Member Kappa Alpha, Scabbard and Blade.

Connections

Married Evelyn Bayly Hoge, December 26, 1917. Children: Evelyn Bayly (wife of Lieutenant.

father:
Doctor David Andrew Bucher

mother:
Annie (Lindsay) Bucher

spouse:
Evelyn Bayly Hoge

child:
Evelyn Bayly (wife of Lt Bucher