James R. Zimmerman

James R. Zimmerman

Birth
Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine, USA
Death 2 Nov 2010 (aged 25)
Helmand, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60 Site 9188
Memorial ID 61083544 · View Source
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1st Lt. James R. Zimmerman, 25, of Aroostook, Maine, died Nov. 2 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. He was deployed June 13, 2010, to Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Throughout his military career, he aspired to lead by example and loved his men, who in return loved him and respected his leadership and example. His lifelong ambition was to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps and dedicate his life to his country. He is survived by his wife, Lynel, his parents, Thomas and Jane Kendrick Zimmerman, one brother, Christian Zimmerman of Texas; a sister, Meghan Foster and her husband, Nathan, grandmother, Althea Zimmerman, two nephews and one niece, Tristen, Trestin and Madison Zimmerman of Texas.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 3 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61083544
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James R. Zimmerman (18 May 1985–2 Nov 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61083544, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .