John Curtis Beale

John Curtis Beale

Birth
Riverdale, Clayton County, Georgia, USA
Death 4 Jun 2009 (aged 39)
Kapisa, Afghanistan
Burial Fayetteville, Fayette County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 37966354 · View Source
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Sgt 1st Class John C. Beale of Riverdale, Georgia graduated from Riverdale High School. He served in the United States Army from 1991 through 1994 and was a veteran of Operation Desert Storm. He later joined the National Guard in 2005 after a strong desire to return to military service. His father is a former sailor and a military career was also John's goal in life. In his civilian job, he worked for the Clayton County Water Authority. He was also very involved with the authority's youth programs and liked to participate in career days at local schools. John died at age 39 near Kapisa, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. John was a member of Eagle's Landing First Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Crystal; children, Christopher and Calye; father, William B. Beale; brothers, Michael and Timothy; grandfather, William R. Beale; father-in-law, David Collier; brother-in-law, David E. Collier among others. Sgt Beale was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 108th Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Squadron, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, Calhoun, Ga. He died June 4 near Kakar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device and small-arms fire. Also killed were Maj. Kevin M. Jenrette and Spc. Jeffrey W. Jordan.


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  • Added: 5 Jun 2009
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Curtis Beale (11 Feb 1970–4 Jun 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37966354, citing Camp Memorial Park, Fayetteville, Fayette County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .