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Army Spc. David T. Proctor
Died March 13, 2013 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom
26, of Greensboro, N.C.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.; died March 13, at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., from injuries sustained in a non-combat incident on March 3 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
Funeral held for NC soldier injured in Afghanistan
The Associated Press
HICKORY, N.C. — Friends and family of Army Spc. David Tyler Proctor are remembering the North Carolina soldier who died of noncombat injuries in Afghanistan as a patriot who wanted to serve and protect.
The Hickory Daily Record reported a funeral was held Friday for the 26-year-old Proctor, who died March 13 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.
The military said Proctor was injured March 3 in Kandahar Province in a noncombat incident. He graduated from UNC Greensboro, and his family said Afghanistan was his first deployment.
About 100 people attended his funeral Friday at Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory.
Proctor was based at Fort Stewart, Ga.