William John Scheyer
Major General, United States Marine Corps
OCEANSIDE, California, May 16, 1956 – Major General William J. Scheyer, retired, former assistant director of personnel of the Marine Corps in Washington, died Monday night in the Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton. He was 56 years old.
He participated in the landing at Guadalcanal and other major offensives in the Pacific Theater during World War II. General Scheyer’s last assignment before retiring in March 1954, was as assistant base commander of Camp Pendleton.
His widow, Isabelle, survives.
SCHEYER, WILLIAM JOHN
M/GEN USMC RET
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/06/1900
DATE OF DEATH: 05/14/1956
BURIED AT: SECTION 30 SITE 921-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 17 May 2008
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, May 2008