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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1160-04
November 14, 2004

DoD Identifies Marine Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Lance Cpl. Justin M. Ellsworth, 20, of Mount Pleasant, Mich., died Nov. 13 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. Ellsworth was assigned to Combat Service Support Battalion 1, Combat Service Support Group 11, 1st Force Service Support Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

For further information on these Marines contact the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Office at (760) 725-5044.

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