A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
PFC Author Jackson Deel
Author Jackson "Autie" Deel, b. 9 Mar 1921 - d. 12 Jul 1944. Son of
Bart Fleming and Sybil Josephine (Owens) Deel of Buchanan County, VA.
The Deel family has been in that area since at least 1800. He actually
enlisted as "Autie J Deel" and was ultimately assigned to B Company
116th Infantry. He was buried in the Long Island National Cemetery in
East Farmingdale, NY.