Oct. 14 marks anniversary for fallen Byron Marine

BYRON (WREX) — October 14 marks a somber anniversary in the stateline.

Lance Corporal Alex Catherwood died on that day nine years ago. The Marine was killed in Afghanistan where he was deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Catherwood graduated from Byron High School in 2009. He enlisted the year prior. He was 19 years old when he was killed in action.

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