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Batesville soldier killed in Iraq

Monday, June 14, 2010 ~ Updated 9:40 PM

Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln announced this morning that Specialist William C. Yauch, 23, of Batesville was killed in Iraq.

The report indicates that Yauch died in Jalula, Iraq after an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol.

Yauch is survived by his wife of Batesville, mother of Cave City and father of St. Charles, Missouri.

He was assigned to B Company, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base McChord in Washington.

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