DARMSTADT, Germany — A memorial service has been set for Spc. Jacques F. Kessler, who was found dead in his Cambrai-Fritsch Casern barracks room Monday morning.
Details of his death have not been released, according to an e-mail statement issued by the 233rd Base Support Battalion public affairs office. The incident is under investigation.
Kessler, 22, of Tipp City, Ohio, was assigned to the 440th Signal Battalion, 22nd Signal Brigade, since April of 2002. He was president of the community’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers.
Kessler deployed with Company C, 440th Signal Battalion in March 2003 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and returned to Germany in February 2004.
He is survived by his parents, John and Carol Kessler, and his brothers, Paul and Zachary.
The memorial is set for 2 p.m. Thursday at the base chapel.