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Leslie Denise Jackson

Private First Class, Army

Born: October 25, 1985
Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: May 20, 2004
Died In: Baghdad, Iraq

Private First Class Jackson served with A Company, 115th Forward Support Battalion – 1st Cavalry Division, Ft Hood, Texas. Her military vehicle hit an improvised explosive device as she was returning to Camp Eagle in Baghdad.

She was a 2003 graduate of George Wythe High School where she served as the Battalion Commander of the JROTC program.

She is buried in Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Charlotte County, Virginia.

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