|Birth: ||Jul. 27, 1948|
|Death: ||Mar. 4, 1969|
Quang Tri, Vietnam
Frank was born in Cleveland,Ohio.The family
later moved to Wickliffe.
He enlisted in the Marines 26 April 1968,at the
Cleveland Recruiting Office.
Frank arrived in Vietnam 31 December 1968,
where he was assigned to 3rd Platoon,Echo
Company,2nd Battalion,3rd Marine Regiment,
3rd Marine Division.
Frank and 3 Marines were at a night ambush
site when they were engaged by enemy forces,
during the early morning hours.He died of
fragmentation wounds to the head and body
from a rocket propelled grenade,27 kilometers
South of Ba Long Airfield,during Operation
After all the Marines at the ambush site were
dead,hostile enemy forces launched a ground
assault using automatic rifle fire and grenades,
while 3rd Platoon was set up in their night
Frank was single and served his country for 10
months and 7 days.KIA#38,597.He had been
in Vietnam for 2 months and 4 days.
Frank was 20 years,7 months and 5 days old.
Funeral Services were held at 1pm,19 March
1969,at the Louis R Orlando Funeral,29550
Survived by his parents;Frank & Anna Blanche
Shartz Sr,his sisters;Mary Anne and Dorothy
Mae and a half-brother;Frank Dolezal all of
1720 East 291st St,Wickiffe,OH.
PFC - E2 - Marine Corps - Regular
Served with Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines
Length of service 0 years
His tour began on Dec 31, 1968
Casualty was on Mar 4, 1969
In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
ARTILLERY, ROCKET, or MORTAR
Body was recovered
Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Wall
Panel 30W - Line 39
Frank Shartz (1916 - 1982)
Anna Blanche Nubert Shartz (1915 - 1988)
Maintained by: Tony
Originally Created by: Bill Andersen Jr
Record added: Dec 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23530017
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Semper Fi Marine RIP you are not forgotten|
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