Taunton Global War on Terrorism Veterans Memorial

Dedicated to the Veterans of the War on Terror

This page and the memorial are dedicated to those who are serving and especially those who made the Ultimate Sacrifice while serving our nation during the Global War on Terrorism in Iraq, Afghanistan, and throughout the world

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

It it is with great sadness that we announce the passing  of our former Co-Chairman Donald French. Don was a WWII USMC Vereran and a member of our Nation's greatest generation. Our condolences go out to his friends, family, and to all the Veterans he has assisted over the years. His Obituary and funeral information can be found here. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Don's name to the City of Taunton Vererans Memorial Markers Program.

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