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Harrison J. Meyer

Harrison J. Meyer

Died: November 26, 2004

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: 3rd Platoon, D Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division

Branch: U.S. Army

Private First Class Harrison J. Meyer, an Army Medical Specialist, was killed in action on November 26, 2004, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He and four other Soldiers were wound­ed by a machine gunner while crossing a street. Meyer was able to find cover despite being shot in the calf and abdomen, yet, with utter disregard for his own safety, he ran into the street to move his wounded comrades to cover. Shot again several times, he died. Meyer served with the 3rd Platoon, D Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, of Camp Howze, Korea, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was buried with military honors at the Resur­rection Cemetery in Columbus, Ohio.

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