Afghanistan

Sgt Lee Paul Davidson Killed Afghanistan 9th September 2012

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

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 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

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

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

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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Lt Edward Drummond-Baxter and L/Cpl Siddhanta Kunwar killed in Afghanistan  30th October 2012
Lt Edward Drummond-Baxter and L/Cpl Siddhanta Kunwar killed in Afghanistan 30th October 2012
Published On: 31st October 2012
  Lieutenant Edward Drummond-Baxter and Lance Corporal Siddhanta Kunwar killed in Afghanistan 31 Oct 12 Lieutenant Edward Drummond-Baxter and Lance Corporal Siddhanta Kunwar, both from 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles (1 RGR), were killed on Tuesday 30 October 2012 while on patrol in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province. Both men were attached to 40 Commando Royal Marines. Continue Reading
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