US Marine Lance-Corporal Dominic J. Ciaramitaro, aged 19 from South Lyon, Michigan, was killed on 23rd April 2011 in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
L-Cpl. Ciaramitaro served with 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment. He was a gunner in a four-vehicle convoy which was struck by a roadside bomb.
L-Cpl. Ciaramitaro spent much of his life in South Lyon. He graduated from South Lyon High School in 2009 and joined the Marines the following day.
In addition to his mother and grandmother, L-Cpl. Ciaramitaro is survived by his father, John Ciaramitaro; brother Sam, sisters Holly and Lucy.