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Pfc. Leroy Harris-Kelly

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Age:   20
Hometown: Azusa, CA
Date of Death: 4/20/2004
Incident Location: North of Tallil, Iraq
 
Branch of Military:   Army
Rank: Pfc.
Unit: 596th Maintenance Company, 3rd Corps Suuport Command, V Corps
Unit's Base: Darmstadt, Germany

Pfc. Leroy Harris-Kelly, a native of Costa Rica, met the woman he would marry during Army training in Virgina. They were married in July 2002 in Germany. When Harris-Kelly shipped out to Iraq from Germany, his wife was discharged and sent home to Michigan, where she said she had expected he would soon join her and their 15-month-old daughter, Aalexis. Harris-Kelly, 20, of Azusa, Calif., was killed in a truck accident north of Talil, Iraq. He was based in Darmstadt, Germany. "I was so glad. He was coming home," his wife said. "They offered him a re-enlistment but he said ''no.''"
Source: Associated Press
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