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Corp Joseph John Anzack, Jr

Corp Joseph John Anzack, Jr

Birth
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 23 May 2007 (aged 20)
Iraq
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec 60 Site 8632
Memorial ID 19503106 · View Source
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Cpl. Anzack of Torrance, California attended South High School, where he had been a football star. He was a self-assured high schooler and he knew early that he wanted to join the military. Joseph was raised in Torrance, CA, graduated South High, Class of 2005. Joseph played noseguard and other positions for the South High Spartans all four years. He was one of three soldiers who vanished after their combat team was ambushed May 12 about 20 miles outside of Baghdad. Five others, including an Iraqi, were killed in the ambush, subsequently claimed by al-Qaida. He was 20.

Army
4th Battalion
31st Infantry Regiment
10th Mountain Division's
2nd Brigade combat team
Fort Drum, NY


  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 23 May 2007
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Joseph John Anzack, Jr (4 Feb 1987–23 May 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19503106, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .