City of Boston Mayor Kim Janey
City of Boston
Alexander Arrendondo
St. Rose And South Streets, Jamaica Plain
United States Marine Corps August 5, 1984 – August 25, 2004 Raised as a child in Jamaica Plain, Alex was schooled at Blue Hills Technical Regional School and enlisted in the Marines shortly after graduating in 2002. As one of the seven Marines who fell in combat during the battle of An Najaf, Iraq, Lance Cpl. Alexander S. Arredondo, fire team leader, 3rd Fire team, 3rd Squad, 1st Platoon, Company A, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), will remain forever young and his memory will remain engraved in the minds and hearts of the Marines who served with him. "Dondo," as he was commonly called, died late in the morning of Aug. 25, 2004, of wounds received in combat in Old City Najaf.
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