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Arkansas Soldier Killed in Baghdad Explosion

July 24, 2005- Posted at 2:15 p.m. CDT

Bentonville, AR - A soldier from Gravette Arkansas who was patrolling in Baghdad has died of injuries suffered in an explosion.

Sergeant Arthur McGill was 25 years old.

McGill died last Tuesday while riding in a humvee.

He was assigned to the First Battalion, Ninth Field Artillery Regiment, Second Brigade Combat Team, and Third Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Georgia.

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