Thursday, July 26, 2007

Georgia Soldier Killed In Action

25 year old SPC Benjamin Blake (Trey) Bartlett, Jr., was killed in action Sunday, July 15, 2007, in Mosul in a rocket propelled grenade attack. He was a fire support specialist assigned to the Second Battalion, Seventh Cavalry Regiment, Fourth Brigade Combat Team of the First Cavalry Division. He received during his time in service the National Defense Metal, Iraq Campaign Metal, Global War on Terror Medal, The Army Service Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon. Bartlett was honored posthumously with the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Combat and Action Badge, and His Weapons Expert Badge.

Bartlett joined the Army in Atlanta in November 2005 and was sent to Iraq in November 2006.

He received a full military funeral service at the Woodland Baptist Church, Woodland, Georgia, and was buried there. He was the son of the late Ben and Ann Bartlett of Woodland, Georgia.

(Friends in Carrollton: Rose Hendricks and Jill Hendricks furnished several pictures and the information.)


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