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Spec Allen Jeffrey “A.J.” Vandayburg

Spec Allen Jeffrey “A.J.” Vandayburg

Birth
USA
Death 9 Apr 2004 (aged 20)
Iraq
Burial Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 56, Lot 162
Memorial ID 14350087 · View Source
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Army Spc. Allen J. Vandayburg, 20, of Mansfield, Ohio; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany; killed April 9 when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his vehicle in Barez, Iraq. Army Brig. Gen. Roger Nadeau presented the family with his Combat Infantry Badge, a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. A.J. was preceded in death by his grandparents, E.E. and Ethel Vandayburg and Laura Vandayburg. In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, PFC Christopher J. Vandayburg, USMC of Quantico, Va. (who will escort his brother's remains); one sister, Taylor N. Vandayburg of Mansfield; grandparents, Tracy Holbrook of Olive Hill, Ky., and Virgie Barker of Crestline, Ohio; and numerous uncles, aunts and cousins in Olive Hill and Mansfield.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 21 May 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14350087
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Spec Allen Jeffrey “A.J.” Vandayburg (26 Aug 1983–9 Apr 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14350087, citing Mansfield Cemetery, Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .