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CDR Maximilian Gmelich Schmidt

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CDR Maximilian Gmelich Schmidt

Birth
Boonville, Cooper County, Missouri, USA
Death 1 Feb 1944 (aged 35)
At Sea
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot SECTION MF, SITE 20-3
Memorial ID 1158995 View Source
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Husband of Elizabeth H. Schmidt who resided in Annapolis, Maryland during the war.

Maximilian served as the Commander, U.S.S. Scorpion (SS-278), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Missouri prior to the war.

Maximilian was declared "Missing In Action" when the Scorpion possibly struck a mined in the Yellow Sea during the war.

He was awarded the "Navy Cross", Bronze Star, and a Purple Heart.

Service # O-071341

This record is a "Cenotaph" in his honor. He also has a Cenotaph in the Manila American Cemetery, Manila City, Philippines which can be seen using the family links below.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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