Afghanistan

Corporal Jamie Kirkpatrick

Corporal Kirkpatrick was attached to the Joint Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group, part of the Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Task Force, and was killed in a small arms fire engagement with insurgent forces in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province....

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Bombardier Stephen Gilbert

Bombardier Stephen Gilbert was 36 years old and joined the Army in August 1999. He enlisted into the Royal Artillery and was posted to 6/36 Battery, 40th Regiment Royal Artillery (The Lowland Gunners), based in Topcliffe, North Yorkshire. Bombardier Gilbert started...

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Captain Martin Driver

Captain Martin Driver, aged 31, originally from Barnsley, commissioned into 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, ‘The Vikings’, on 16 December 2006. He had previously served in 4th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (4 PARA), a TA unit, while at university and...

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Lance Corporal Tom Keogh

Lance Corporal Keogh was killed by a gunshot wound during a small arms engagement in Sangin, Helmand province. He was in Patrol Base Bariolai when he was killed. Lance Corporal Keogh originally enlisted in 2003, serving until 2008, including a tour in Iraq on...

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Corporal Stephen Thompson

Corporal Thompson died as a result of an explosion in an area 3km south of Sangin district centre, Helmand province. Corporal Stephen Thompson, from Bovey Tracey in Devon, was born in Cleveland on 11 August 1978. He enlisted in the Army in January 1997 and was sent to...

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Rifleman Jonathon Allott

Rifleman Allott died from wounds received as a result of an explosion which occurred near Sangin, in Helmand province, during the morning of Friday 5 March 2010. Jonathon Michael Allott was born in North Shields on 31 May 1990. He attended Kings High School in his...

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Corporal Richard Green

Corporal Richard Green was born on 4 September 1986 in Reading. He attended Little Heath Secondary School, gaining a GNVQ (General National Vocational Qualification) in Leisure and Tourism before joining the Army on 4 August 2003 at the age of sixteen. He attended...

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Rifleman Carlo Apolis

Rifleman Carlo Apolis was a South African who came to the United Kingdom in 2004. He worked in a hotel in Exeter before joining the Army, a little older than most recruits. Rifleman Apolis initially enlisted in 2007 but left the Army for a short while before...

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Sgt Paul Fox

Sergeant Fox was killed by an improvised explosive device while on a foot patrol in southern Nad ‘Ali, Helmand province. Sergeant Paul Fox Sergeant Paul Fox, from St Ives, was born in Manchester on 16 December 1975. He joined the Army and entered the Corps of Royal...

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Sergeant John Amer

Acting Sergeant Amer died from wounds sustained as a result of an explosion that happened in the Babaji area of central Helmand province. Sergeant John Amer was an excellent soldier. His profession was ingrained in him and from the start of his career he showed...

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LCpl Kenneth Michael Rowe

LCpl Kenneth Michael Rowe Aged 24 Military Working Dogs Unit was killed in Helmand on the 24th July while serving with 16 Air Assault Brigade. This memorial stone was engraved in Northern Ireland and was then shipped...

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WO2 Dan Shirley

WO2 Shirley was killed during a Logistic Patrol from Sangin to Camp Bastion at 2110 hrs local time when the WMIK he was travelling in rolled, trapping him beneath it. The medical incident response team was called in and evacuated WO2 Shirley to the ISAF medical...

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Corporal Damian Mulvihill

Corporal Damian ‘Dee’ Mulvihill was born on 5 June 1975 and was from Plymouth. He joined the Royal Marines on 20 September 1998 and completed commando training despite contracting septicaemia towards the end. After passing out of recruit training, ‘Dee’ joined 42...

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L/Cpl Paul “Sandy” Sandford

Lance Corporal Paul Sandford, aged 23, was born in Nottingham and joined 1WFR as a junior soldier in Chester in 2002 serving continuously with B Company. He saw overseas service with the Battalion in Northern Ireland, Afghanistan on Op Herrick 1 in 2004, Kenya, Belize...

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WO2 Michael ‘Mick’ Smith

Michael Smith, from Liverpool, joined 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery in 1987, having enlisted with the Army two years previously. Passing the All Arms Commando Course with ease, he was posted to 7 (Sphinx) Commando Battery Royal Artillery in Royal Marines...

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Lance Bombardier Liam McLaughlin

Lance Bombardier Liam McLaughlin, known simply as ‘Paddy’ to all who served with him, was born on 17 December 1985, and was brought up in Lancashire. He enlisted in the Army in September 2002, spending a year at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate before joining...

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Lance Bombardiers Ross Clark

Born in Zimbabwe on 18 July 1981, Lance Bombardier Ross Clark was brought up in South Africa before joining the British Army in April 2002. Following his basic and specialist military training, he volunteered for service with 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery,...

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RM Scott Summers

Driving in a convoy when an accident happened on 4 February. He was flown back to the UK, where he died His CO Lt Col Matt Holmes: It was typical of the man that he had volunteered for the task when the accident occurred. Marine Summers had a great sense of humour and...

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