Jonathan Tyler Yale
Corporal, Marine Corps
Hometown: Burkeville, Virginia
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: April 22, 2008
Died In: Balad, Al Anbar Province, Iraq
Awards: Purple Heart, Navy Cross
Corporal Yale served with the 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment – 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He was killed when a suicide vehicle, carrying 2,000 pounds of explosives, detonated near his post.
He was a 2006 graduate of Prince Edward County High School.
He is buried in the Yale Family Cemetery, Meherrin, Virginia.