JEFFREY L SCHELLER

JEFFREY L SCHELLER - SA

  • HOMETOWN:
  • rahway
  • COUNTY:
  • Union
  • DATE OF BIRTH:
  • July 31, 1954
  • DATE OF CASUALTY:
  • October 01, 1972
  • BRANCH OF SERVICE:
  • Navy
  • RANK:
  • SA
  • STATUS:
  • KIA
  • COUNTRY:
  • North Vietnam

Biography


Jeffrey Lynn Scheller was born on July 31, 1954.  His home of record is Rahway, NJ.  He had one brother, Michael.

He served in the US Navy and attained the rank of Seaman Apprentice (SA).

Scheller was killed in action on October 1, 1972, while aboard the USS Newport News CA148.  While his cruiser was shelling North Vietnam, an 8-inch gun exploded killing Scheller and 19 other men.

Sources: Michael Scheller (brother), Larry Horyd (volunteer) and NJVVMF.

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