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Hoosier Soldier Laid To Rest In Hometown

Last updated on Wednesday, May 30, 2007

(SCOTTSBURG) - A fallen Indiana soldier returned home to a hero’s welcome in southern Indiana Tuesday.

The body of Joe Montgomery was brought back to Scottsburg in a black hearse past an estimated two-thousand veterans and townspeople who lined a processional route stretching nearly from Interstate 65 to the town square.

The 29-year-old army enlistee was killed May 22nd on a mission in Baghdad, Iraq.

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