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Always Remember Those Who Gave All: MC WW2 Gold Stars and MIA Survivors

Paul William Schuster

Paul William Schuster (1924-2005)

MC Class: ex-1946

Years at MC: 1942-1943 (Freshman)

Hometown: Bellevue, OH

Life at MC: Wrestling, Intramurals, played Clarinet in College Band

Military Branch: US Army

Military Unit: 110th Infantry Division

Rank: Staff Sergeant (Medic)

Medals Awarded: Purple Heart

Date Missing: 20 December 1944

Circumstances of "Missing in Action": Reported missing during the Battle of the Bulge

Notification of Survival: 1945

Circumstances of Rescue/Escape: "Rescued from a prison camp" (Dr. Lloyd's notes). No additional details known.

Burial/Memorial Information: Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota (

Additional Information: Obituary and photos included on his entry.

Additional Images:

1943 Maryville College Band