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Release No: 556-03
July 29, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. William J. Maher III, 35, Yardley, Pa., was killed on July 28 in Baghdad, Iraq.  Maher was in a convoy when he was injured by an improvised explosive device.  Maher died of his injuries.

Maher was assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, based at Ray Barracks, Germany.

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