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Spec Zachariah Jared Gonzalez

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Spec Zachariah Jared Gonzalez

  • Birth 23 Aug 1983 Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
  • Death 31 Jul 2007 Baghdad, Iraq
  • Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 20742029

Spc. Zachariah J. Gonzalez, 23, of Indiana; was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.; He died July 31 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Also killed were Spc. Charles T. Heinlein Jr. and Spc. Alfred H. Jairala. He should have been home the day he died, but the Army extended his tour of duty. Zach was killed while serving in Iraq in the Army Reserve at age 23. Together with his parents, he is survived by, brother, Benedict Jacob Gonzalez; sister, Marina Elise Gonzalez,and brother, Seth Joseph Gonzalez; maternal grandparents, Luis and Josephine Galan; paternal grandmother, Maria de Carmen Gonzalez, and numerous close and loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.


  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 1 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20742029
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Spec Zachariah Jared Gonzalez (23 Aug 1983–31 Jul 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20742029, citing Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .