Monday, March 31, 2003

Army Spc. William A. Jeffries

Remember Our Heroes

Army Spc. William A. Jeffries, 39, of Evansville, Ind.

Spc Jeffries was 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, 2003 at a hospital in Spain after falling ill in Kuwait.

Army Spc. William A. Jeffries died of a non-combat related illness on 3/31/03.

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