Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Goares in:
 • Saint Luke's Cemetery
 • Danville (Knox County)
 • Knox County
 • Ohio
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sgt Shamus Otto Goare
Birth: May 28, 1976
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 2005, Afghanistan

DANVILLE - Knox County has lost yet another young soldier this week. Shamus Goare, a 1994 graduate of Danville High School, was one of 16 killed in a MH-47 helicopter accident that happened on June 28 in Afghanistan.

Goare, who is the son of Judy and Charles Goare of Danville, enlisted in the Army at the age of 17 and decided to make a career out of military service, his father said this morning.

"It would have been 11 years this August," said Charles Goare.

Goare earned the rank of staff sergeant and worked as a flight engineer with the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment and was stationed at Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia. He was executing a special operations mission Tuesday in the mountains to extract soldiers when the chopper went down.

"I learned about it [the crash] late Tuesday, but it was Wednesday when they came and told us that he was missing in action," Charles Goare said.

Goare and his wife feared for the worst, and fears were soon confirmed when they were told of their son's passing. Despite being sad over the loss of their son, they feel he died a hero who was dedicated to his country.

"He said once that if we don't fight them over there, we're going to have to fight them over here," Goare said.


Published: 7/1/2005

 
 
Burial:
Saint Luke's Cemetery
Danville (Knox County)
Knox County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Cindy
Record added: Jul 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11293609
Sgt Shamus Otto Goare
Added by: David C.
 
Sgt Shamus Otto Goare
Added by: Kerry Moser
 
Sgt Shamus Otto Goare
Added by: StratasFan
 
 
There are 3 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Jul. 4, 2014

- Edward Brakmanis
 Added: Jul. 4, 2014

- Robert Fowler
 Added: Jul. 2, 2014
There are 45 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
This page is sponsored by: wings214

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service