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Michael T. Washington


Marine Corps

Date of Birth:

Date of Death:

October 6, 1987

June 14, 2008

Place of Death:


Cemetery Location:

Grave site:


Tahoma National Cemetery

Kent, WA

Sec 7 Site 65

Michael T. Washington Tacoma, Washington. 

Sgt Michael Toussaint-Hyle Washington, was killed in action in Afghanistan on Saturday, June 14th, 2008, while serving with Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. 

Michael was born at Naval Hospital, Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, California, on October 6th 1987 to Michael and Grace Washington. Michael was a 2005 Stadium High School graduate. He was active in the Navy JROTC program. Michael also played soccer with the Norpoint Wolves Soccer Club. Michael enjoyed reading history and political science as well as classics books. Michael also worked at North Shore Golf Course prior to joining the Marines. 

Michael is survived by his parents Michael and Grace, sister Aja, brother in law Erik, niece Jada and numerous friends and family members. Michael was preceded in death by his close friends Lance Corporal Blake Howey, and Lance Corporal Nathan Windsor also of Golf 2/7, who were killed in action in Iraq in 2007. 

Michael died in combat with his brother Marines Lance Corporal Layton Crass of Indiana, Private First Class Patton and Private First Class Pietra. 

Funeral services will be held at 10 am, Friday, June 27 at Northwest Church, 34800 21st Ave SW, Federal Way. Burial will be immediately after the service at Mt Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent. Memorial contributions can be made to Seattle's Bravest Charity at the Seattle Fire Department, Union Local 27.

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