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Body count 11.24.04


To honor the war dead and fill an information gap in US mass media, City Newspaper will run weekly lists of American soldiers and Iraqi civilians killed during the occupation of Iraq.

The totals:

1,226 American soldiers, 146 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 14,505 to 16,662 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq (a recent survey published by Lancet medical journal estimates as many as 100,000 Iraqi civilians killed) from the beginning of the war and occupation to November 22.

American soldiers killed from November 17-22:

Corporal Dale A. Burger, Jr., 21; Port Deposit, Maryland | Lance Corporal Bradley L. Parker, 19; Marion, West Virginia | Corporal Andres H. Perez, 21; Santa Cruz, California | Lance Corporal Jeramy A. Ailes, 22; Gilroy, California | Staff Sergeant Marhall H. Caddy, 27; Nags Head, North Carolina | Lance Corporal Travis R. Desiato, 19; Bedford, Massachusetts | Private First Class Jose Ricardo Flores-Mejia, 21; Santa Clarita, California | Private First Class Isaiah R. Hunt, 20; Green Bay, Wisconsin | Lance Corporal Shane E. Kielion, 23; La Vista, Nebraska | Private First Class Cole W. Larsen, 19; Canyon Country, California | Specialist Daniel James McConnell, 27; Duluth, Minnesota | Lance Corporal William L. Miller, 22; Pearland, Texas | Lance Corporal George J. Payton, 20; Culver City, California | Sergeant Rafael Peralta, 25; San Diego, California | Captain Patrick Marc M. Rapicault, 34; St. Augustine, Florida | Corporal Marc T. Ryan, 25; Gloucester, New Jersey | Lance Corporal Antoine D. Smith, 22; Orlando, Florida | Lance Corporal James E. Swain, 20; Kokomo, Indiana | Corporal Lance M. Thompson, 21; Upland, Indiana | Sergeant Christopher T. Heflin, 26; Paducah, Kentucky | Lance Corporal Louis W. Qualls, 20; Temple, Texas | First Lieutenant Luke C. Wullenwaber, 24; Lewiston, Idaho | Sergeant Catalin D. Dima, 36; White Lake, New York | Lance Corporal Luis A. Figueroa, 21; Los Angeles, California | Lance Corporal Michael W. Hanks, 22; Gregory, Michigan | Lance Corporal Dimitrios Gavriel, 29; New York City, New York | Lance Corporal Phillip G. West, 19; American Canyon, California.

Sources: US Department of Defense,, The New York Times,

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