Eldridge Maurice DanielsSpecialist Four
D CO, 554TH ENG BN, 79TH ENG GROUP, 20TH ENG BDE
Army of the United States
20 April 1945 - 03 January 1969
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Daddy, I never really got to know you, however I still miss you after all these years, and I am even more curious about you and how you died.
I am proud of you for serving this country.
From his daughter,
A Note from The Virtual WallFifteen members of D Company, 554th Engineer Bn, died on 03 Jan 1969 when the battalion mess hall at Cu Chi was mined:
Among the POWs was a nurse who had previously worked for the 554th Engineer Battalion. The nurse was instrumental in the capture of 3 females employed at Cu Chi Base Camp who worked for the VC and were involved in the mining of the 554th Engineer Battalion mess hall.
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 11 Apr 2008
Last updated 04/26/2008