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David Edward Owens, Jr.

Lance Corporal, Marine Corps

Born: July 9, 1982
Hometown: Winchester, Virginia
Served In: Middle East
Casualty Date: April 12, 2003
Died In: Baghdad, Iraq

Lance Corporal Owens served with the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California. He was killed by enemy small-arms fire.

He attended James Wood High School where he played football, ran track and excelled at wrestling.

He is buried in Shenandoah Memorial Park, Frederick County, Virginia.

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