July 3, 2008. Pinetown, NC.. The funeral of Spc. Joel A. Taylor, assigned to the 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas; died June 25 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device on June 24, 2008. He was 20.. A memorial to Spc. Taylor shows a photograph of him, as well as images from Iraq, including soldiers and Iraqi citizens.