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Pvt. William C. Johnson, Killed Jun. 12, 2007

By Unknown | Media Relations Office, Public Affairs | April 25, 2009

Pvt. William C. Johnson, 22, died of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device June 12 in Baghdad, Iraq.

Johnson was a cavalry scout assigned to 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. His home of record is Oxford, N.C.

He entered the Army in September 2005 and began serving with the 1st Inf. Div. in February 2006. This was his first deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

To date, 106 Fort Riley Soldiers have been killed while serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.