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PFC Joseph Graham Harris

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PFC Joseph Graham Harris

Birth
El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas, USA
Death
3 May 2007 (aged 19)
Afghanistan
Burial
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot
Section 26 Site 3049
Memorial ID
19227721 View Source

Pfc. Harris was a 2005 graduate of Houston Learning Academy. He also attended Churchill High School in San Antonio and Wharton Community College joining the Army in August 2006 and was sent to Afghanistan in mid-February. He spent most of his childhood years in San Antonio. Graham loved music, especially playing the trombone, beginning when he was a teen at First Colony Middle School. The young man had a constant smile and was a tenacious lacrosse player for the Clements Rangers. His sense of humor was endearing to his family and his friends. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Sugar Land, and was active in all youth programs at the church. He was a devoted son, adored brother and committed friend to many. His handsome face, warm smile and irrepressible sense of humor will always be remembered by those who knew and loved him. He was posthumously awarded the Good Conduct Medal, the prestigious Purple Heart, the NATO Service award and the Patriot award from the city of San Antonio. Graham was killed while on duty at age 19.

Army
2nd Battalion
508th Parachute Infantry Regiment
4th Brigade Combat Team,
82nd Airborne Division
Fort Bragg, N.C.

Pfc. Harris was a 2005 graduate of Houston Learning Academy. He also attended Churchill High School in San Antonio and Wharton Community College joining the Army in August 2006 and was sent to Afghanistan in mid-February. He spent most of his childhood years in San Antonio. Graham loved music, especially playing the trombone, beginning when he was a teen at First Colony Middle School. The young man had a constant smile and was a tenacious lacrosse player for the Clements Rangers. His sense of humor was endearing to his family and his friends. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Sugar Land, and was active in all youth programs at the church. He was a devoted son, adored brother and committed friend to many. His handsome face, warm smile and irrepressible sense of humor will always be remembered by those who knew and loved him. He was posthumously awarded the Good Conduct Medal, the prestigious Purple Heart, the NATO Service award and the Patriot award from the city of San Antonio. Graham was killed while on duty at age 19.

Army
2nd Battalion
508th Parachute Infantry Regiment
4th Brigade Combat Team,
82nd Airborne Division
Fort Bragg, N.C.


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