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PFC Jeremiah David Smith

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PFC Jeremiah David Smith

  • Birth 8 Jun 1977 Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 26 May 2003 Baghdad, Iraq
  • Burial Higginsville, Lafayette County, Missouri, USA
  • Plot Section B, Site 33
  • Memorial ID 9954181

Army Pfc. Smith was assigned to 1st Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, Fort Riley, Kansas. Smith was a cavalry scout in Baghdad. He was escorting heavy equipment transporters when his vehicle hit unexploded ordnance, killing him. In and out of foster homes most of his childhood, Jeremiah grew up in Independence, Missouri where he attended William Chrisman High School his freshman year. He was married and had two daughters, ages 3 and 5. Jeremiah wanted to become a teacher and he was going to use his Army benefits to pay for college. He wanted to help teach young people about life.


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  • Created by: Brenda N
  • Added: 25 Nov 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9954181
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Jeremiah David Smith (8 Jun 1977–26 May 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9954181, citing Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Higginsville, Higginsville, Lafayette County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Brenda N (contributor 46490312) .