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LCpl. Leon Bertrand Deraps

Jefferson City, Missouri

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LEON BERTRAND DERAPS United States Marine Corps Lance Corporal Leon Bertrand Deraps, U.S.M.C., age 19, Jamestown, MO was killed Saturday, May 6, 2006 in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq. Leon was born at home near Jamestown, MO, November 13, 1986. He grew up running in the soft hills and creek...

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I'm sorry to hear about this loss in your family. My family and I are grateful for the bravery, service and dedication that Leon gave.

In memory & honor of Bertrand DeRaps.

You are all in my prayers.
Beth Prior
HHT

It is always a sad day when we lose the ones we love. While I never knew Leon, the type of person he is/was is shown in these pages. Thanks for sharing his message.

To the family and friends of Lance Cpl. Leon B. Deraps:
Always remembering Leon. "Some gave all."

My brother-in-law also lost his life as a Marine in combat during the Vietnam war and when I hear of another fallen hero my heart is heavy.

My prayers go out to all who knew and loved Lance Corporal Leon Deraps, an Angel for our Freedom.

A tragic loss, and my heart goes out to you who survive him and mourn him.

Loss of any family or friend is so difficult for we are left with only memories But we know your at peace and not fighting anymore, and your an Angel of Freedom and love and Left your name with family, strangers, and friends who can say We appreciate your love for America and your sacrifice for so many God Bless and HE will hold you forever in HIS grace and Honor in Heaven and on Earth WE will remember

Dear Deraps Family,

I am so sorry to have read of your great loss as I was reviewing your website this evening. You will continue to be in my prayers.

Blessings,