Soldier Funeral Monday

Updated 7 years ago

Gov. John Baldacci has directed that U.S. and state of Maine flags be flown at half-staff on Monday in remembrance of a soldier from Maine who was killed in Iraq.

Private First Class Tyler Jacob Smith, who was 22, died as a result of wounds received from indirect fire in Iraq on March 21.

Smith was a 2004 graduate of Telstar Regional High School and was assigned to a unit of the 3rd Infantry Division.

Funeral services are scheduled for Monday afternoon at the West Parish Congregational Church in Bethel.


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