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Leonard B. Schafer

Corporal, U.S. Army

32755855

 

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: March 19, 1945
Buried at:
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CORPORAL LEONARD BURTON SCHAFER was the Engineer on board C-54A #42-72264 which crashed at 2:17 PM on on March 19th, 1945 after taking off on a local training mission from Homestead Army Air Force Base, Florida.   It crashed offshore into 19 feet of water, 4.1 miles off Rock Harbor, Florida. The wreckage was located the next day. The pilot, Sumner H. Reeder, Corporal Schafer, and three other crewmembers were killed.



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