|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1984|
|Death: ||Jun. 9, 2005, Iraq|
Marine Lance Cpl. Daniel Chavez, 20, of Seattle; assigned to the 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; killed June 9 in an explosion while conducting combat operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. Also killed were Lance Cpl. Dustin V. Birch, Lance Cpl. Thomas O. Keeling, Lance Cpl. Devon P. Seymour and Cpl. Brad D. Squires. Beloved brother and son, born October 5, 1984 in Odessa, TX and died June 9, 2005 while serving his country in Iraq. He is survived by his mother Lidia Cortedano; brothers, Oscar Chavez, Jeffrey Chavez, Johnny Cortedano; sisters Lydia Chavez and Denise Chavez. Daniel always made sure to tell his family that he cared for them. Chavez never missed a day of high school, and when he graduated in 2003, he received an award for perfect attendance. He joined the Marines after graduation. He wanted to become a heavy equipment mechanic and thought he could learn the skills in the military.
Tahoma National Cemetery
Plot: Sec 6 Site 19
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Jul 25, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11425139
Added: Jun. 9, 2017
Sheila Cole Deinhart
Added: Jan. 21, 2017
LCpl. U.S. Marine Corps. Operation Iraq Freedom. 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve. Conducting Combat Operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Purple Heart. My respects Sir.|
Added: Jun. 9, 2016
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