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Army Spc. William A. Jeffries

Died March 31, 2003 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom

39, of Evansville, Ind.; assigned to D Company, 1st Battalion, 152nd Infantry Regiment, Indiana Army National Guard; evacuated from Kuwait to Rota, Spain, where he died as a result of a sudden illness.

Spc. William A. Jeffries graduated from Evansville (Ind.) Reitz High School in 1982, was married and spent a decade with the Air Force before joining the Indiana National Guard.

His family said a military official told them he suffered a blood clot in his lung and acute pancreatitis. He died March 31 at a hospital in Spain after falling ill in Kuwait.

— The Associated Press

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