No. 21864 Daniel J. Londono, 1981-2004
SGT. DANIEL J. LONDONO
EAST COTTAGE AND DAWES STS.
Daniel was born April 1, 1981, and attended St .Margaret School in Dorchester and Don Bosco High School until it closed. He transferred to Archbishop Williams High School and graduated in 2000. While at AWHS he was a member of the track team. In August 2000, two months after graduation Daniel was in basic training at Fort Bragg. After a few months, he headed to advanced individual training. In March 2001, he was assigned to his unit, the 1st Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, in the 82nd Airborne Division. Daniel served in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. He died two months before he was going to complete his military service in Iraq on March 13, 2004 at the age of 22, when an improvised explosive device struck his military vehicle Bagdhad. After his death, Daniel’s family was presented with the Bronze Star and a Purple Heart.