Corp Derek Allen Wyatt

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Corp Derek Allen Wyatt

Birth
Death 6 Dec 2010 (aged 25)
Helmand, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60 Site 9596
Memorial ID 62672313 · View Source
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Cpl. Derek A. Wyatt, 25, of Akron, Ohio, died Dec. 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. Derek met his future wife, Kait in Japan where they were both stationed in the military. They married on August 8, 2008. In the summer of 2010, they found out that the bay they were expecting was going to be a boy. Together, they settled on a name before Derek was shipped out for a deployment to Afghanistan. One day after Derek's death, his wife, Kait, gave birth to the couple's baby boy, Michael, at Camp Pendleton.


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  • Added: 7 Dec 2010
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Derek Allen Wyatt (6 Oct 1985–6 Dec 2010), Find a Grave Memorial no. 62672313, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .