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PFC Anthony Alexander "Alex" Gaunky
Birth: Aug. 13, 1986, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 2005, Germany

PFC Anthony A. Gaunky, of Sparta, Wisconsin, always called Alex by his friends and family. He spent his early years in Mundelein, Illinois, before moving to Wisconsin after third grade. A happy teenager, he played the French Horn in the band, managed the school football team, was voted best dancer in his senior class. During his free-time he rode his bike up and down the Elroy-Sparta bike trail, fished and was a fanatic fan of Star Wars and Monty Python. After graduating from Sparta High School in 2004, he enlisted in the Army. He deployed to Iraq in the fall of 2005, assigned to the 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. On November 17, Alex and another soldier were driving their HMMWV down a road in Bayji, Iraq, as part of a convoy. A local national crossed the road and struck their vehicle. Alex died the next day from his injuries at at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany. (Bio by Sue) 
 
Burial:
Leon Cemetery
Sparta
Monroe County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Maintained by: Sue
Originally Created by: Stacey
Record added: Mar 22, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13696679
PFC Anthony Alexander Alex Gaunky
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PFC Anthony Alexander Alex Gaunky
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