Iraq

It is with very deep regret that the Ministry of Defence has confirmed the following fatalities suffered during Operation TELIC.

A total of 179 British Armed Forces personnel or MOD civilians have died serving on Operation TELIC since the start of the campaign in March 2003. Of these, 136 were killed as a result of hostile action. 43 are known to have died either as a result of illness, non-combat injuries or accidents, or have not yet officially been assigned a cause of death pending the outcome of an investigation.

Sergeant Duane ‘Baz’ Barwood

Sergeant Duane ‘Baz’ Barwood

It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm the death of Sergeant Duane 'Baz' Barwood, attached to 903 Expeditionary Air Wing, Royal Air Force on Friday 29 February 2008, as a result of a rocket attack on the Contingency Operating Base in Basra....

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Sergeant Eddie Collins killed in Iraq

Sergeant Eddie Collins killed in Iraq

It is with deep sadness that the MOD must confirm the death of Sergeant Eddie Collins of the Parachute Regiment in Iraq on Wednesday 5 September 2007. Sgt Collins’ commanding officer paid the following tribute: Sgt Collins was a champion soldier, a proud and loving...

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L/Cpl Kirk Redpath

L/Cpl Kirk Redpath

Lance Sergeant Casey and Lance Corporal Redpath were killed when their Snatch Armoured Land Rover was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device during an operation to the north of the Rumaylah oilfields, which is to the west of Basra City.

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L/Sgt Chris Casey

L/Sgt Chris Casey

Lance Sergeant Casey and Lance Corporal Redpath were killed when their Snatch Armoured Land Rover was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device during an operation to the north of the Rumaylah oilfields, which is to the west of Basra City.

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Pte Craig Barber

Pte Craig Barber

Private Barber, aged 20, was taking part in a night operation to counter indirect fire attacks on Basra Palace in the Al Fursi district of Basra City. He was driving a Warrior vehicle when he was killed by small arms fire at around 2320 hrs local time....

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Cpl Steve Edwards

Cpl Steve Edwards

Corporal Edwards, known as ‘Eddy’ to his friends, was on a routine patrol in the Mustashfa district of Basra City when his Warrior Armoured Vehicle was struck by an Improvised Explosive Device shortly before midnight local time. Corporal Edwards was checking the...

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Cpl Rodney Wilson

Cpl Rodney Wilson

Corporal Wilson, aged 30, was killed in the Al Atiyah district, north west of Basra City at about 0220 hours. His patrol was part of a search and detention operation led by 2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh when they came under attack from small arms fire and rocket...

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Private Johnathon Dany Wysoczan

Private Johnathon Dany Wysoczan

Private Wysoczan, aged 21, from 4 Platoon, B Company, First Battalion The Staffordshire Regiment, died as a result of injuries he had sustained during a patrol in South Basra, Iraq, last week, when his vehicle was tasked to investigate a possible mortar firing point....

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Rfn Daniel Lee Coffey

Rfn Daniel Lee Coffey

Rifleman Coffey, 21, died as a result of injuries sustained during a patrol in north Basra. He was returning to his base at the Shatt-Al-Arab Hotel after taking part in a task mentoring the Iraqi Police Service when his patrol was ambushed by two gunmen. Rifleman...

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Pte Lee O’Callaghan

Pte Lee O’Callaghan

It is with deep regret that the Ministry of Defence has to confirm that Private Lee Martin O'Callaghan was killed during an attack by insurgents in Basrah on 9 August 2004.

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