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 Stephen Paul Downing, II

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Stephen Paul Downing, II

  • Birth 8 May 1974 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 28 Oct 2004 Iraq
  • Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 10381770

Private First Class Stephen Paul Downing, II of Burkesville, Kentucky formerly of Waverly, Indiana was killed in action in Ar Ramadi, Iraq where he was stationed while assigned to the Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division, Unit 15417 as an Ammunition Specialist. He had completed a 14 month tour in Korea and 3 weeks in Kuwait before being deployed to Iraq to augment or replace US Army Troops stationed there.

He was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received in action and the Bronze Star for Meritorious service.

He was preceded in death by grandparents Mika and Sophie Popvich Racic and Elmer “Chub” Mitchell and Shirley Evelyn Downing Piper.


  • Created by: E
  • Added: 26 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10381770
  • Linda Crawford
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Stephen Paul Downing, II (8 May 1974–28 Oct 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10381770, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by E (contributor 46599311) .