Afghanistan

Sgt Lee Paul Davidson Killed Afghanistan 9th September 2012

Sergeant Davidson deployed to Afghanistan on 16 April 2012 as the Troop Sergeant of Support Troop with the Brigade Reconnaissance Force. In June, his Troop was formed into a Police Advisory Team as part of the Police Mentoring and Advisory Group. He was based at...

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Guardsman Karl Whittle

The 22-year-old from Bristol was shot during an insurgent attack in Nahr-e Saraj, Helmand Province, on 14 August. He later died in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, on Friday. The father of one joined the Army in 2009 and deployed to Afghanistan for the first time...

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Lieutenant Andrew Chesterman

Lieutenant Chesterman was commanding a vehicle patrol in the Nad ‘Ali district of Helmand province when the lead vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. As he moved forward to take control of the situation the patrol was engaged by insurgent small arms fire and...

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L/Cpl James Ashworth VC

LCpl James Ashworth. The Grenadier Guards who was killed protecting his comrades in Afghanistan is to be awarded the Victoria Cross - the UK's top bravery medal. Lance Corporal James Ashworth's courage was hailed as "beyond words" by friends who served with him until...

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Pte Gregg Thomas Stone

Private Gregg Thomas Stone from the 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment was Killed in Afghanistan Sunday 3 June 2012. Private Stone deployed to Nahr-e Saraj district in Helmand Province on the 13 May 2012 as part of 6 Platoon, Burma Company. In the early evening of...

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Corporal Michael John Thacker

Corporal Michael John Thacker, from 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh,was killed in Action in Helmand district ,Afghanistan on Friday 1 June 2012. Corporal Thacker was part of the Fire Support Group manning Observation Post ‘Tir’ in the Helmand district of Nahr-e Saraj,...

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Lance Corporal Thomas Keys
Lance Corporal Thomas Keys
Published On: 24th June 2003
Aged 20, he came from Llanuwchllyn, near Bala in Wales, and was single. He joined the Army in August 1998, initially serving with 1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment. He transferred to the RMP and joined 156 Provost Company in January 2002. He had served on operations in Sierra Leone and Northern Ireland and deployed to Jamaica on exercise. A popular Continue Reading
Corporal Simon Miller
Corporal Simon Miller
Published On: 24th June 2003
Aged 21, he came from Washington in Tyne and Wear, and was engaged to be married. Si Miller joined the Army in January 2000 and was posted to 156 Provost Company after passing the RMP junior non-commissioned officers course at Chichester. A qualified radio operator, he had served with 1 PARA on a deployment to Kenya. His parents, John and Continue Reading
Corporal Russell Aston
Corporal Russell Aston
Published On: 24th June 2003
Aged 30, he came from Swadlincote, Derbyshire, and was married with one daughter. Russ Aston was the company physical training instructor and enjoyed an active social life within the unit. He joined the Army in 1993 and was posted to 156 Provost Company in March 2001 after service with the Grenadier Guards. Corporal Aston was military parachute trained, and had Continue Reading

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