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Body of Soldier Killed in Iraq Returned Home to Southeast Missouri

SEPTEMBER 15, 2006 - Posted at 11:08 a.m. CDT

 

JACKSON, MO - The body of an 18-year-old soldier killed in Iraq is returned home to the small town of Jackson in southeast Missouri.

Private First Class Jeremy Shank was killed on September 6 in Balad, Iraq, as a result of wounds from small arms fire.

KSDK News reports that Shank's body was returned home last night.

Shank was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment based in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Visitation for Shank will be held Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.

Funeral services will be held Sunday at The First Baptist Church of Jackson.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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