DANIEL J SHEA
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HONORED ON PANEL 24W, LINE 12 OF THE WALL

DANIEL JOHN SHEA

WALL NAME

DANIEL J SHEA

PANEL / LINE

24W/12

DATE OF BIRTH

01/29/1947

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TIN

DATE OF CASUALTY

05/14/1969

HOME OF RECORD

EAST NORWALK

COUNTY OF RECORD

Fairfield County

STATE

CT

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

PFC

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Contact Details

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR DANIEL JOHN SHEA
POSTED ON 1.29.2023
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm Proud of Our Vietnam Veterans

Private First Class Daniel John Shea, Served with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 196th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division, United States Army Vietnam. He was assigned to Company C, 3rd battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 196th Infantry Brigade, When He was Killed in Action.
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POSTED ON 12.1.2022
POSTED BY: Eric Mann

Nue Yon Hill

I was one of the men Dan, Doc Shey saved on a patrol in March. I owe him my life and so do many others. I did not know he received the CMA until years later but I was not surprised at all.
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POSTED ON 4.24.2022
POSTED BY: ANON

Greater Love Hath No Man...

Than that man lay down his life for a friend."

PFC Daniel J. Shea's exploits are chronicled on pages 132-133 of the book, "Death Valley," by Keith William Nolan. PFC Shea was a Medic, and while under heavy enemy fire, worked on four injured soldiers. Injured himself, he started towards a 5th soldier, when he was struck down by enemy fire.

Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

HOOAH, Doc...you did good
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POSTED ON 1.29.2022
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear PFC Daniel Shea, Thank you for your service as a Medical Corpsman and for your Medal of Honor. Thank you for the lives you saved. Today is your 75th birthday, happy birthday. Saying thank you isn't enough, but it is from the heart. It is another new year. Time moves quickly. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage, guidance and faithfulness, especially now. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 7.30.2021
POSTED BY: Jeff DeWitt

The City of Norwalk remembers

PFC Shea is honored by his hometown with a tribute web page here: https://norwalkctheroes.org/2020/07/23/private-first-class-daniel-john-shea-u-s-army/
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