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 Hector Leija

Hector Leija

Birth
Harlingen, Cameron County, Texas, USA
Death 24 Jan 2007 (aged 27)
Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
Burial Raymondville, Willacy County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 17684035 · View Source
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Staff Sgt. Hector Leija, 27, of Raymondville, Texas, died Jan. 24 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered during combat operations. Leija was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash. He joined the Army shortly after graduation in July 1997. He is survived by his parents, Domingo and Manuela Leija and three brothers.


  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 25 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17684035
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hector Leija (19 Jul 1979–24 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17684035, citing Raymondville Memorial Cemetery, Raymondville, Willacy County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .