Gary Ray SchaferLance Corporal
1ST PLT, G CO, 2ND BN, 4TH MARINES, 3RD MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
18 March 1946 - 21 September 1967
Bel Air, Maryland
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The database page for Gary Ray Schafer
This photo was taken at Marine Corps fire base, Camp Evans, summer 1967. We were all members of 1st Platoon, Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines.
The Marine on the extreme right, Gary Schafer, from Maryland was killed in action on 9/21/67. He was a damn good Marine.
A Note from The Virtual WallOn 21 September 1967 the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, engaged NVA regulars in a ferocious battle just east of Con Thien a few kilometers south of the Demilitarized Zone. Thirty-three Marines and sailors died in the fighting, 11 of them from Golf 2/4:
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
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