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Robert James Schley

Graduating Class of 1966
Served in The Vietnam War
Attached photograph of Corporal Schley

Robert James Schley

Marine Corps
Company M
3rd Battalion
3rd Marine Division


Oregon, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Quảng Trị Province, South Vietnam

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Sunset Memory Gardens, Madison, WI

More About Corporal Schley

Corporal Schley received a fatal wound to the neck during a heavy firefight.

Corporal Schley was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for his extraordinary heroism while serving as a machine gun team leader with Company M, Third Battalion, Third Marines, Third Marine Division in the Republic of Vietnam on April 30, 1967. Please read an account of his heroism here: