Soldier serving with 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment killed in Afghanistan
It is with sadness that the Ministry of Defence must announce that a soldier from 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment was killed in Afghanistan today, 3 June 2012.
Spokesman for British Forces Helmand, Lieutenant Colonel John Kerner said:
“It is my sad duty to inform you that a soldier from 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment has been killed whilst on patrol in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand Province.
“His loss will be felt by everyone across Task Force Helmand and our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.”
The soldier’s family have been informed and they have asked for a period of grace before further details are released.