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Sgt Edward W. Shaffer
Birth: Aug. 31, 1983
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 2006
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

Sgt. Edward W. Shaffer of Mont Alto, PA., was a 2002 Waynesboro Area Senior High School graduate. He was awarded a Purple Heart at an Army hospital in Germany before he was flown to Texas. Sgt. Shaffer had been in critical condition at the hospital after being injured Nov. 13 by a roadside bomb in Ramadi. He suffered burns over 80 percent of his body and doctors had given him only a ten percent chance of surviving. He had undergone at least five surgeries, during which both hands and a foot were amputated. He also had unsuccessful skin graft surgery. Edward had served in Iraq for eight months. Before that, he had completed tours of duty in Kuwait and Germany. He enlisted in the Army in 2003. Eddie was a member of South Mountain Fish and Game Association and Cascade American Legion Post 239 and enjoyed collecting baseball cards, hunting and fishing and using computers. He was 23.

Army
Company B
136th Infantry,
3rd platoon,  
 
Burial:
Parklawns Memorial Gardens
Chambersburg
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Dec 28, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17194461
Sgt Edward W. Shaffer
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Sgt Edward W. Shaffer
Added by: Elizabeth Reed
 
Sgt Edward W. Shaffer
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Angel Day Blessings. May you rest in peace.
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 Added: Dec. 27, 2014
Gone but never forgotten, thanks for never forgetting me Eddie!
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 Added: Dec. 3, 2014

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