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Henry Schauer
Birth: Oct. 9, 1918
Custer County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1997
Marion County
Oregon, USA

World War II Congressional Medal of HonorRrecipient. Served as a Private First Class, U.S. Army, 3rd Infantry Division. Near Cisterna di Littoria, Italy, May 23, 1944, he left the cover of a ditch to engage 4 German snipers who opened fire on his patrol from its rear. He walked deliberately toward the enemy, stopped amid the fire centered on him and with 4 bursts from his BAR, killed all of the snipers. Catching sight of a fifth sniper waiting for the patrol behind a house, he brought him down with another burst. Shortly after, when a enemy artillery concentration and 2 machineguns halted the patrol, he again left cover to engage the enemy weapons single-handed. Within 15 yards, he killed the 2 gunners of the machinegun and crumpled 2 other enemy soldiers who ran to man the gun. Inserting a fresh magazine in his BAR, he opened fire at the other enemy crew, killing all 4 Germans. Next morning May 24, when shells from a German Mark VI tank and machinegun fire again forced the patrol to seek cover, he crawled toward the enemy position. He stood upright only 80 yards from the weapon, raised his BAR to his shoulder and killed the 4 members of the German machinegun crew with 1 burst of fire.  (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Ellen Elizabeth Duggan Schauer (1914 - 2004)*
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City View Cemetery
Marion County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Section U, Block 65, Lot 2, Space 6
GPS (lat/lon): 44.91907, 123.05412
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Oct 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8044291
Henry Schauer
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- Lynnette
 Added: Oct. 9, 2016

- sjm
 Added: Oct. 9, 2016
Henry Schauer was a BAR MAN of the first order.
- Lazer
 Added: Oct. 9, 2016
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