Schaeffer, Milton B. Jr.

Milton B. Shafer U.S. Navy WWII
Milton B. Shafer U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 9/19/1925
Died On: 7/1/1959
Street Address: 23 Rosemore Street
Service Number: 458528
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy - Furse DD-882, 1 Feb 1946

Veteran Code: USN-240

Milton B. Shafer was born in New York in 1926. In Rye his family lived at 23 Rosemore Street. Milton was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1943. He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

EnsignRye High School Graduate, class of 1943

Shooting Victim SIESTA KEY - Milton Baxter Shafer, 33, apparently committed suicide yesterday morning by shooting himself in the head with a .38 caliber pistol, according to the sheriff's office. Authorities said Shafer's body was found slumped beneath a tree on Turtle Beach shortly after 10 a.m. by a group of shell collectors. A note found in his pocket read: ''Eyes pain. I'm going to take my life.'' Authorities said Shafer, sports Found On Beach director at the Field Club, was walking with his mother, Mrs M. B. Shafer Jr.. along the key yesterday morning until they got as far as the public beach, when he continued alone on his bicycle Authorities said he apparently rode to Turtle Beach and shot himself shortly after.
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