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Corp Robert Leonard Scheidel, Jr

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Corp Robert Leonard Scheidel, Jr

  • Birth 18 Mar 1948 Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 11 Apr 1969 Hai Phong Municipality, Vietnam
  • Burial Munson Township, Geauga County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 19324572

Cpl Scheidel #2346299
MOS:0311 Rifleman.

Robert enlisted in the Marines 11 May 1967,
at a New Haven Recruiting Office.
Arriving in Vietnam 14 November 1967 Robert
was assigned to the 1st Platoon of Alpha
Company,3rd Recon Battalion,3rd Marine
Division.Robert was the team leader of a recon
team of 7 men when they encountered hostile
forces while on a patrol,21 kilometers south-
west of Ba Long Airfield.Robert died as a result
of gunshots wound penetrating the right side
of his back and lower leg from hostile sniper
fire.
Survived by his mother and stepfather,Emma J
& Robert J Lockard of 13705 E Ravenne Rd,
Chardon,OH and his father;Robert L Scheidel
Sr of RFD #3 Milford St,Burlington,CT.


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  • Maintained by: Tony
  • Originally Created by: Robert
  • Added: 10 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19324572
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Robert Leonard Scheidel, Jr (18 Mar 1948–11 Apr 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19324572, citing Maple Hill Cemetery, Munson Township, Geauga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47235247) .