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Jeremiah Emmanuel McNeal

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: November 16, 1984
Hometown: Norfolk
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: April 6, 2008
Died In: Baghdad, Iraq

Staff Sergeant McNeal served with the Virginia Army National Guard, 237th Engineer Company, 276th Engineer Battalion, West Point, Virginia. He died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

He was a 2002 graduate of Booker T. Washington High School.

He is buried in Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk, Virginia.

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