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CPL Adrian Valentine Soltau

CPL Adrian Valentine Soltau

Death 13 Sep 2004 (aged 21)
Anbar, Iraq
Burial Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot Section 49 site 114a
Memorial ID 13272234 · View Source
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Adrian moved to the United States when he was 10 years old. He was always following in his big brother Andre's footprints. If Andre brought home an "A" on his report card, Adrian would bring back two of them. Their sibling competition lead Adrian to also play football and baseball and remain a honor student, graduating from Milwaukee Madison High School in 2001. At this time his older brother was serving in the miltary, and Adrian followed in his footsteps again, enlisting in August 2001, serving with the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Pendleton, California. He one day hoped to become an engineer. Adrian died due to enemy action Iraq. He is survived by his parents, Marjorie Paul, Jamaica, West Indies and Andrew (Desiree) Soltau of Milwaukee; his siblings Shanice, Ashley, Lakiesha, Andrea, Corp. Andre, USMC, Ramesh, Deshon, James and Scott; and by many other relatives and friends who were so very proud of him. Both brothers were very proud to serve their county. Adrian's mother said, "He believed in fighting for his country, and to me that makes him a hero." Bio written by Sue.


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  • Added: 8 Feb 2006
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Adrian Valentine Soltau (16 May 1983–13 Sep 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13272234, citing Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Sue (contributor 46778782) .