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Albert "Al" Schmid
Birth: Oct. 20, 1920
Death: Dec. 1, 1982

"Pride of the Marines," Sergeant, United States Marine Corps. In 1945, Warner Brothers released a movie titled "Pride of the Marines," based on a book by Roger Butterfield, starring John Garfield, Eleanor Parker and Dane Clark. Both the book and the film were based on the life and experiences of a unique American hero, Marine Sergeant Albert "Al" Schmid. Al Schmid fought at Guadalcanal, and when he came home, he fought another battle, for sanity, health and happiness. Al Schmid died of bone cancer on December 2, 1982, in St. Petersburg. He was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ruth M Schmid (1925 - 2002)*
 
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Cause of death: Bone cancer
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 65, Lot 1467, Map grid 11 16
 
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Record added: Jul 23, 1999
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