SGT Shane P. Duffy was the 1st Taunton Resident killed in the Global War on Terror while serving in Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, NY. He and 3 other Soldiers died June 4, 2008 in Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds suffered in Sharqat, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and hand grenades.
The list of those who made the Ultimate Sacrifice during the War on Terrorism can be found at the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Veterans Service Website. Massachusetts Veterans Services