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Christopher G. Walsh

Christopher G. Walsh

Died: September 4, 2006

Rank: Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class

Unit: 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division

Branch: U.S. Navy

Hospital Corpsman Second Class Christopher G. Walsh, a Navy Reserve Hospital Corps­man, heroically gave his life while serving his country on September 4, 2006. Walsh was conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb. The 30-year-old Hospital Corpsman was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, out of Bridgeton, Missouri. After an escort back to the United States by his brother, a Marine, funeral services were held for Walsh September 15, 2006, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, followed by his burial in Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery.

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