US Army Private First Class William Seth Blevins, aged 21, was killed in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan on Monday 23rd May 2011 when his unit was hit by a bomb blast.
Pfc. Blevins, from Sardinia, Ohio, was serving with the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment - part of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, based in Hawaii.
Three other soldiers were killed in the same incident.
The Eastern Local Schools website, where Pfc. Blevins was a former pupil, carries a Salute to a Fallen Soldier: "Recently Eastern Local Schools lost one of its alumni. Seth Blevins was killed while serving his country overseas. Please keep Seth's family and friends in your thoughts and prayers."