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Pfc. Nathaniel DeTample, Army

Private First Class Nathaniel E. DeTample, United States Army National Guard

  • KIA 8.9.2005
  • DOB 1.2.1986
  • Hometown Morrisville, PA
Nathaniel's Story

Pfc. Nathanial DeTample, U.S. Army National Guard, died on Aug. 9, 2005, supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom in Bayji, Iraq, where a mine exploded and enemy forces attacked using small arms fire. Before he became a soldier, DeTample was an Eagle Scout, a wrestler, and a Criminal Justice student a Shippensburg University. He was 19 when he died, and was survived by his parents, Glenn and Kim. The attack occurred while the soldiers were investigating a rocket-propelled grenade incident. The soldiers were assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Philadelphia, Pa.

“He believed in our country,” his mother, Kim DeTample, said. “He was one of the little kids who’d always stand for the pledge of allegiance.

Related Links

Fallen Heroes Project
http://www.fallenheroesproject.org/united-states/nathaniel-edward-detample/

Date of Death
http://www.defense.gov/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=8777

Unknown Soldiers Blog
http://www.unknownsoldiersblog.com/2012/07/the-click.html

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