Plymouth displays uniforms of fallen heroes

Plymouth will unveil an exhibit on Memorial Day featuring the uniforms of servicemen with local ties who were killed since the start of conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, plus the uniforms of a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War.

Army Sergeant 1st Class Robert E. Rooney , 43: Died in forklift accident in Kuwait, Sept. 25, 2003.


Marine Lance Corporal Jeffrey C. Burgess , 20: Vehicle struck explosive device in Iraq, March 25, 2004.

Army Private 1st Class Kevin J. King , 19: Training exercise in Fort Campbell, Ky., April 18, 2007.

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Army Sergeant Benjamin W. Sherman , 21: Disappeared while trying to help a fellow soldier in a river in Afghanistan, Nov. 4, 2009.

Army Staff Sergeant Matthew A. Pucino, 34: Explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Afghanistan, Nov. 23, 2009.

Army Specialist Steven E. Gutowski , 24: Attacked by insurgents in Afghanistan, Sept. 28, 2011.


Army Reserve Major Alba Thompson , 94: Died Jan. 2, 2013. Served in World War II and Korean War.

Katheleen Conti can be reached at Follow her on Twitter @GlobeKConti.
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