Merchant, Christopher, SPC Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Specialist
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Unit
2006-2006, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain)/3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain)
Service Years
- 2006
Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom



Specialist



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Vermont
Vermont
Year of Birth
1973
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
HARDWICK
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Mar 01, 2006
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
IED-Improvised Explosive Device
Location
Iraq
Conflict
Forward Operating Bases - OIF 2006
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 172nd Infantry Brigade


 Unofficial Badges 



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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Rifle

 
 National Guard Awards


 
 Unit Assignments
172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain)/3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain)
  2006-2006, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain)/3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Army Spc. Christopher S. Merchant

32, of Hardwick, Vermont.
Merchant died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his HMMWV came under attack by enemy forces using a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device and rocket-propelled grenade. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment, Jericho, Vermont. Died on March 1, 2006.

   
Comments/Citation
COMPANY A, 3D BATTALION, 172D INFANTRY, (2 MEF), JERICHO, VT LOCATION:AR RAMADI, IRAQ
   
 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple Heart
  2006, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page
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