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Spec Jeremy L. Ridlen
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1980
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 23, 2004, Iraq

Spc. Jeremy L. Ridlen, 23, of Maroa, Illinois died in East Fallujah, Iraq, from small arms fire after a dump truck on the side of the road was detonated while his military convoy passed by. Ridlen was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1544 Transportation Company, Paris, Illinois. Jeremy was born to Cheryl Hart Ridlen and Edward L. Ridlen. Surviving, in addition to the parents, are one sister, Amanda Ridlen Brady and her husband, E. J. , Maroa, and twin brother, Sgt. Jason Lynn Ridlen, who was also serving in the Parisbased 1544th Transportation Company of the Ilinois Army National Guard. Both twins were on assignment in Iraq and had seen combat in preceding months. Also surviving are aunts and uncles, Roberta Ridlen Weber, Fallbrook, California; Charles and Greta Ridlen, Decatur; Betty Ridlen Higgins, San Marcos, California; Julian and Susanne Ridlen, Logansport, Indiana; Virgil and Barb Hart, Decatur, Janice Hart, Decatur, and Dale Hart, of St. Louis. Missouri. He was killed by small-arms fire after insurgents detonated explosives in a dump truck on the side of the road as his military convoy passed by in East Fallujah, Iraq at age 23. 
Macon County Memorial Park
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Aug 01, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15111570
Spec Jeremy L. Ridlen
Added by: Elizabeth Reed
Spec Jeremy L. Ridlen
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Spec Jeremy L. Ridlen
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