A Look at U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq
As of Thursday, Nov. 10, 2005, at least 2,056 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. At least 1,604 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military’s numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
The AP count is four higher than the Defense Department’s tally, last updated at 10 a.m. EST Thursday.
The British military has reported 97 deaths; Italy, 27; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 17; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Slovakia, three; Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand, two each; Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia one death each.
Since May 1, 2003, when President Bush declared that major combat operations in Iraq had ended, 1,917 U.S. military members have died, according to AP’s count. That includes at least 1,495 deaths resulting from hostile action, according to the military’s numbers.
The latest deaths reported by the military:
_ No deaths reported.
The latest identifications reported by the military:
_ Marine Lance Cpl. Jeremy P. Tamburello, 19, Denver; died Tuesday from wounds sustained from an explosive west of Rutbah, Iraq; assigned to the 1st Light Armor Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
_ Marine Gunnery Sgt. Darrell W. Boatman, 38, Fayetteville, N.C.; died Friday at Landstuhl Reginal Medical Center, Germany, from wounds sustained on Nov. 2 from an explosive near Habbaniyah, Iraq; assigned to the 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
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