Merlin Gail BeerSpecialist Four
2ND PLT, B CO, 1ST BN, 18TH INFANTRY, 1 INF DIV
Army of the United States
17 January 1949 - 11 November 1969
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The database page for Merlin Gail Beer
Merlin was a very quiet, very likable guy. I always think about just how fragile life is whenever I think of Merlin.
The wound he received did not seem like it was sufficient to cause any real damage, but he died instantly and I believe painlessly.
He was a good man and I will always remember him.
From a friend and fellow Swamp Rat,
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 18 Jul 2006
Last updated 07/21/2006