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AFGHANISTAN 2004-2009

Lance-Corporal Jake Alderton - 20 Field Squadron, 36 Engineer Regiment
Aged 22. From Bexley. Killed when a
vehicle rolled off a bridge near Sangin, southern Afghanistan. 9 November 2007 .

Rifleman William Aldridge - 2nd Battalion The Rifles
Aged 18. Killed in an explosion near Sangin, Helmand Province. 10 July 2009.

Flight-Sergeant Gary Wayne Andrews -
120 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2 September 2006.

Guardsman David Atherton - 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards
Aged 25, from Manchester. Killed while securing a bridge in the Upper Gereshk Valley, in Helmand Province. 26 July 2007.

Trooper Ratu Babakobau - Household Cavalry Regiment
Aged 29. From Fiji. Killed when his vehicle struck a mine while on patrol in Nowzad area. 2 May 2008.

Captain Ben Babington-Browne - 22 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers
Killed in a helicopter incident in Afghanistan. 6 July 2009.


Rifleman James Backhouse
-
2nd Battalion The Rifles
Aged 18. Killed in an explosion near Sangin, Helmand Province. 10 July 2009.

Corporal Jason Barnes
- Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (attached 2nd Battalion Parachute Regiment)
Aged 25. From Exeter. Killed when vehicle hit by an IED in Kajaki area, Helmand, 22 July 2008.

Sergeant Paul Bartlett - Royal Marines
Aged 35.
Killed by a rocket-propelled grenade that destroyed their vehicle, while on an operation near Sangin. 27 June 2006.

Lance Corporal James Bateman - 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment
Aged 29. Friom Staines. Killed in action in the Upper Gereshk Valley, Helmand Province. 12 June 2008.

Flight-Sergeant Stephen Beattie - 120 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2
September 2006.

Flight-Sergeant Martin Bell - 120 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2 September 2006.

Corporal Sean Binnie - 3rd Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland
Aged 22. From Belfast. Killed by a gunshot while on patrol in Musa Qala area, Helmand. 7 May 2009.

Corporal Marc Birch - 45 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 26. From Kingsthorpe, Northamptonshire. Killed by a 13 year old suicide bomer in Sangin, Helmand, 12 December 2008.

Major Sean Birchall - 1st Battalion Welsh Guards
Aged 33. From Guildford. Killed by an explosion while on patrol at Basharan, Helmand. 19 June 2009.

Signaller Wayne Bland - 16 Signal Regiment, Motor Transport Troop (Kabul Support Unit)
Aged 21. From Leeds. Killed when a suicide bomber drove into a convoy in Kabul. 11 August 2008.

Private Johan Botha - 2nd Battalion Mercian Regiment
Aged 25. From Pretoria, South Africa. Killed during firefight in Garmsir, Helmand, 8 September 2007.


Corporal Stephen Bolger -
Parachute Regiment
Killed by an explosion at Musa Qala, Helmand. 30 May 2009.


Corporal Darren Bonner
- 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment
Aged 31. From Norfolk. Killed in an explosion in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
28 May 2007.

Private Johan Botha - 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Worcesters and Foresters)
From South Africa. Killed in action near Garmsir, Helmand Province. 8 September 2007.

Private John Brackpool -
Prince of Wales' Company, 1st Battalion Welsh Guards
Aged 27. Died from a gunshot wound near Lashkar Gah. 9 July 2009.

Sergeant Craig Brelsford
- 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Worcesters and Foresters)
Aged 25. Killed in action near Garmsir, Helmand Province. 8 September 2007.


Senior Aircraftman Christopher Bridge - 'C' flight, 51 Squadron Royal Air Force Regiment
Aged 20. From Sheffield. killed by an explosion while patrolling Kandahar Airfield. 30 August 2007.


Sergeant Sarah Bryant -
Intelligence Corps
Aged 26. From Carlisle. Killed by a roadside bomb 17 June 2008.


Corporal Brian Budd, V.C. -
3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment
Aged 29, from Ripon, Yorkshire. Killed in action in Helmand Province. 20 August 2006. Posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross.


Lance-Bombardier Ross Clark
- 29 Commando Regiment, Royal Artillery
Aged 25. From Zimbabwe.
Killed in a rocket attack in Sangin area of Helmand province. 3 March 2007.

Private Peter Cowton - 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment
Aged 25. From Basingstoke. Killed by an explosion during a firefight in Sangin, Helmand, 29 July 2008.

Lance-Corporal Peter Edward Craddock - 1st Battalion The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment
Died in Lashkar Gah, southern Afghanistan, as a result of a road traffic accident. 27 March 2006.

Corporal Mark Cridge -
7 Signal Regiment
Aged 25. Died at Camp Bastion in Helmand province. 22 March 2006.

Ranger Justin Cupples - 1st Battalion Royal Irish Regiment
Aged 29. From County Cavan. Killed by an IED while on patrol in Sangin, Helmand. 4 September 2008.

Royal Marine Thomas Curry - 42 Commando Royal Marines
Aged 21. From London. Killed in action
13 January 2007 in an operation near Kajaki, in Northern Helmand.

Private Nathan Cuthbertson - 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment
Aged 19. From Sunderland. Killed when a foot patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber in Upper Sangin Valley. 8 June 2008.


Private Andrew Barry Cutts -
13 Air Assault Support Regiment
Killed in action at
Musa Qala, Helmand province. 6 August 2006.

Corporal Lawrence Damian - 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment
Aged 25. From Scarborough. Killed by a landmine in Kajaki. 17 February 2008.

Lance-Corporal George Russell Davey
- 1st Battaion, Royal Anglian Regiment
Aged 23. From Suffolk. Killed
in an accident at the British base in Sangin, Afghanistan. 20 May 2007.

Marine Damian Davies - Commando Logistics Regiment, Royal Marines
Aged 27. From Telford. Killed by a 13 year old suicide bomber in Sangin, Helmand, 12 December 2008.


Flight-Sergeant Adrian Davis - 120 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2 September 2006.

Guardsman Simon Davison
- 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards
Aged 22. From Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Killed by small arms fire in Garmsir. 3 May 2007.

Corporal John Dean - Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers (serving with the Queen's Dragoon Guards)
Aged 25. From Port Talbot, South Wales. Killed when a vehicle was hit by an explosion in Garmsir area. 15 March 2009.

Corporal Robert Deering - Commando Logistics Regiment, Royal Marines
Aged 33. From Birmingham. Killed by an explosion in Lashkar Gah, 21 December 2008.

Corporal Barry Dempsey - Royal Highland Fusiliers, Royal Regiment of Scotland
Aged 29. From Ayreshire. Killed by a roadside bomb in Gereshk, Helmand, 18 August 2008.

Lance-Corporal David Dennis - The Light Dragoons
Aged 29. Killed by an IED while on foot patrol in Gereshk area, Helmand. 4 July 2009.


Lance-Corporal Oliver Simon Dicketts -
The Parachute Regiment
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2 September 2006.

Private Jeff Doherty - 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment
Aged 20. From Coventry. Killed in action in the Upper Gereshk Valley, Helmand Province. 12 June 2008.

Captain Sean Dolan - 1st Battalion The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters
Killed near the village of Qaleh-e-Gaz, Helmand province, 30 June 2007.

Guardsman Neil Downes
- 1st Battalion, The Grenadier Guards
Aged 20. From Manchester. Killed when his vehicle was hit by an explosion on a patrol with the Afghan National Army close to the town of Sangin in Helmand province, 9 June 2007.


Ranger Anare Draiva
-1st Battalion Royal Irish Regiment
Aged 27, from Fiji. Killed in action
in northern Helmand. 1st September 2006.

Marine Neil Dunstan - 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines
Aged 32. From Bournemouth. Killed by explosion while on patrol with Afghan forces in Gamsir, Helmand. 12 November 2008.

Colour-Sergeant Krishnbahadur Dura - 2nd Battalion, Royal Gurkha Rifles
Aged 36. From Lamjung, Nepal. Killed by an IED while in a Warrior, in Musa Qala, Helmand, 15 November 2008.

Lance-Bombardier James Dwyer - 29 Commando Regiment, Royal Artillery
Aged 22. Killed when his vehicle struck an anti-tank mine, on patrol in southern Helmand 27 December 2006.


Captain Alex Eida - 7 Parachute Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery
Aged 29. Killed in a vehicle ambush. 1st August 2006.

Corporal Liam Elms - Zulu Company, 45 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 27. From Wigan. Killed in an explosion in Southern Helmand. 31 December 2008.

Lance-Corporal Dane Elson - 1st Battalion Welsh Guards
Aged 22. Killed on patrol in Babaji, Helmand Province. 5 July 2009.

Marine Tony Evans
- 42 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 20. From Sunderland. Killed by a rocket-propelled grenade in Lashkar Gah, Helmand, 27 November 2008.

Lieutenant Mark Evison - 1st Battalion Welsh Guards
Aged 26. From Dulwich, London. Shot at a checkpoint in Haji Halem, Helmand, 9 May 2009. Died in hsopital in UK 12 May 2009.

Lance-Sergeant Tobie Fasfous - 1st Battalion Welsh Guards
Aged 29. From Bridgend, Wales. Killed by an explosion while on foot patrol in Gereshk area, Helmand. 28 April 2009.

Lance-Corporal Steven Fellows - 45 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 26. From High Wycombe. Killed by an explosion while on patrol in Sangin, Helmand. 12 December 2008.

Private Ben Ford - 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Worcesters and Foresters)
Aged 18. From Chesterfield. Killed in an explosion while on patrol in Helmand Province, southern Afghanistan. 5 September 2007.


Lance-Corporal Mathew Ford
- 45 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 30. From Immingham, Lincolnshire.
Killed in action while storming a Taliban fort at Garmsir, southern Helmand,
15 January 2007.

Private Robert Graham Foster - 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment
Aged 19. From Harlow. Killed by a bomb that fell short, during a fire fight north west of Kajaki, in northern Helmand Province. 23 August 2007.

Corporal Tom Gaden - 1st Battalion The Rifles
Aged 24. From  . Killed by an explosion while on patrol in Gereshk district. 25 February 2009.

Private Dean Gamble - 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment
Aged 22. From Uckfield, Sussex. Killed when a foot patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber in Upper Sangin Valley. 8 June 2008.


Corporal Darryl Gardiner
- Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (attached 5th Regiment, Royal Artillery)
Aged 25. From Salisbury. Killed by a roadside mine, near the town of Musa Qaleh, Helmand province. 20 January 2008.


Corporal Mike Gilyeat - Royal Military Police
Aged 28. Killed 
when an American Chinook helicopter he was travelling in crashed in Kajaki area of northern Helmand, 30 May 2007.

Marine Dale Gostick - 3 Troop Armoured Support Company, Royal Marines
Aged 22. From Oxford. Killed when his armoured vehicle was attacked at Sangin. 25 May 2008.

Private Chris Gray - 'A' Company, 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment
Aged 19. From Leicestershire. Killed in action in Helmand Province. 13 April 2007.

Rifleman Jamie Gunn - 1st Battalion The Rifles
Aged 21. From  . Killed by an explosion while on patrol in Gereshk district. 25 February 2009.

Trooper Joshua Hammond - 2nd Royal Tank Regiment
Aged 18. From Plymouth. Killed by an IED in Lashkar Gah area, Helmand. 1 July 2009.

Lance-Corporal Christopher Harkett - 2nd Battalion Royal Welsh Regiment
Aged 22. From
Pontardawe, near Swansea
. Died of wounds sustained while on foot patrol in Musa Qala area. 14 March 2009.

Lance-Corporal Jabron Hashmi - Intelligence Corps (attached Royal Signals)
Aged 24. From Bordersley Green, Birmingham. Killed by a
rocket-propelled grenade in the government compound in Sangin. 1 July 2006.

Lance-Corporal Alex Hawkins - 1st Battalion of The Royal Anglian Regiment
Aged 22. From Norfolk. Killed in souther Afghanistan, 25 July 2007.

Lance-Corporal Jonathan Hetherington -
14 Signal Regiment
Aged 22. From Wiltshire. Killed in action in Musa Qaleh, northern Helmand province. 27 August 2006.

Guardsman Daryl Hickey - 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards
Aged 27. Shot near Gereshk, in Helmand province and died of wounds, 12 July 2007.

Captain David Hicks - 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment
Aged 26. From Surrey. killed during an attack on his patrol base, near Sangin, Helmand Province. 11 August 2007.

Lance-Corporal Kieron Hill - 2nd Battalion Mercian Regiment
Aged 20. From Nottingham. Killed by an explosion in Garmsir area, Helmand. 28 May 2009.

Marine Jonathan Holland - 45 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 23. From Chorley. Died of wounds sustained from a mine strike, while on a patrol in Sangin Valley, Helmand Province. 21 February 2007.


Corporal Jonathan Horne - 2nd Battalion The Rifles
Aged 28. Killed in an explosion near Sangin, Helmand Province. 10 July 2009.

Rifleman Daniel Hume -
4th Battalion The Rifles
Aged 22. Killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan. 9 July 2009.

Private Damien Raymond Jackson
-
3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment
Aged 19. From South Shields, Tyne and Wear. Shot while on patrol near Sangin, 5th July 2006.

Lance-Corporal James Johnson - 5th Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland
Aged 31. Killed by a landmine in Lashkar Gah, Helmand, 28 June 2008.

Sergeant Lee Johnson - 2nd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (Green Howards)
From Stockton-on-Tees. Killed by a mine near Musa Qaleh. 8 December 2007.


2nd Lieutenant Ralph Johnson
- Household Cavalry Regiment
Aged 24.
Killed in a vehicle ambush. 1st August 2006.

Flight-Lieutenant Steven Johnson 
- 120 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2nd September 2006.

Lance-Corporal Michael Jones
- Royal Marines (Special Boat Service)
Aged 26. From Newbald, Yorkshire. Killed during an operation in Nimruz province,
29 July 2007.

Sergeant Barry Keen - 245 Signal Squadron, 14 Signal Regiment, Royal Corps of Signals
Aged 34. From Rowlands Gill, Gateshead. Fatally wounded in a rocket attack near the village of Mirmandab, 27 July 2007.

Lance-Corporal Stephen Kingscott - 1st Battalion The Rifles
Aged 22. From Plymouth, Devon. Killed while on patrol in Lashkar Gah district. 16 February 2009.

Private Jonathan Kitulagoda
- The Rifle Volunteers (Territorial Army)
Aged 23. From Plymouth. Served in 'E' (Devon & Dorset) Company. Killed in a suicide bomb attack near Kabul, 28 January 2004.

Sergeant Benjamin James Knight - 120 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2 September 2006.

Sergeant John Joseph Langton - 120 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2 September 2006.

Lance-Corporal Richard Larkin - Special Air Service Regiment
Aged 39. From Cookley, Worcestershire. Killed when vehicle hit by an explosion in Lashkar Gah, 17 June 2008.

Marine Michael Laski - 45 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 21. From Liverpool. Shot while on patrol 23 February 2009. Died of wounds at Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham. 25 February 2009.

Corporal Damien Lawrence - 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment
Aged 25. From Scarborough. Killed by a landmine in Kajaki area, Helmand. 17 February 2008.


Private Robert Laws -
2nd Battalion, Mercian Regiment
Aged 18. From Bromsgrove. Killed when his vehicle was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade, Lashkar Gah, Helmand. 4 July 2009.


Lieutenant Aaron Lewis
- 29 Commando Regiment, Royal Artillery
Aged 27. From Essex. Killed in action near Gereshk. 15 December 2008.

Senior Aircraftman Graham Livingstone - Royal Airforce Regiment
Aged 23. From Strathclyde. Killed by an explosion while on foot patrol at Kandahar. 13 April 2008.

Marine Alexander Lucas - 45 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 24. From Edinburgh. Killed by an IED in Kajaki area, Helmand, 24 November 2008.

Marine Jason Mackie - Royal Marines Armoured Support Group
Aged 21. From Oxford. Killed by an explosion in Lashkar Gah area, Helmand. 14 May 2009.

Marine Travis Mackin - 45 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 22. From Plymouth. Killed by an explosion while on patrol at Kajaki. 11 January 2009.

Sergeant John Manuel - 45 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 38. From Gateshead. Killed by a 13 year old suicide bomer in Sangin, Helmand, 12 December 2008.

Marine David Marsh - 40 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 23. From Sheffield. Killed by an explosion while on foot patrol at Kajaki. 30 March 2008.

Lance-Corporal James Mason - 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment
Aged 26. From Aveley, Essex. Killed by a booby-trap while on patrol in Kajaki area, Helmand, 13 September 2008.

Sergeant Jonathan Mathews - 4th Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland
Aged 35. From Edinburgh. Died of gunshot wound while on patrol in Lashkar Gah, Helmand, 28 July 2008.

Lance-Corporal Luke McCulloch - 1 Royal Irish Regiment
Aged 21. From Cape Town, South Africa. Killed in action in northern Helmand Province. 6 September 2006.

Captain John McDermid - The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland
Killed by an IED while patrolling in southern Afghanistan, attached to 2nd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment. 14 November 2007.

Private Robert McLaren - 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (Black Watch)
Aged 20. From Isle of Mull. Killed by an explosion near Sangin, Helmand. 12 June 2009.

Lance-Bombardier Liam McLaughlin - 29 Commando Regiment, Royal Artillery
Aged 21. From Lancashire. Killed in a rocket attack in Sangin area of Helmand province. 3 March 2007.

Privates Aaron James McClure - 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment
Aged 19. From Ipswich. Killed by a bomb that fell short, during a fire fight north west of Kajaki, in northern Helmand Province. 23 August 2007.

Marine Robert McKibben - 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines
Aged 32. From County Mayo, Eire. Killed by an explosion while on patrol with Afghan forces in Gamsir, Helmand, 12 November 2008.

<>Lieutenant Paul Mervis - 2nd Battalion The Rifles
Aged 27. From London. Killed by an explosion while on foot patrol in Sangin area, Helmand. 12 June 2009.


Flight-Lieutenant Leight Anthony Mitchelmore - 120 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2 September 2006.

Lance-Corporal Nigel Moffett - The Light Dragoons
Aged 28. From Belfast. Killed by an explosion at Musa Qala, Helmand. 30 May 2009.

Lance-Corporal Paul Muirhead - 1 Royal Irish Regiment
Aged 29. From Bearley, Warwickshire.
Wounded in northern Helmand, 1 September 2006. Died of wounds 6 September 2006.

Corporal Damian Mulvihill - 40 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 32. From Plymouth. Killed by an explosion while on foot patrol in Sangin area, Helmand province, 20 February 2008.

Trooper James Munday - D Squadron, Household Cavalry Regiment
Aged 21. From Birmingham. Killed in an explosion in Gamsir area, Helmand, 15 October 2008.

Rifleman Joseph Murphy - 2nd Battalion The Rifles
Aged 18. Killed in an explosion near Sangin, Helmand Province. 10 July 2009.

Private Charles Murray
-
2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment
Aged 19. From Dumfries. Killed when a foot patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber in Upper Sangin Valley. 8 June 2008.

Rifleman Stuart Nash - 1st Battalion The Rifles
Aged 21. From Sydney, Australia. Killed while covering colleagues from a rooftop in Nadi Ali, Helmand, 17 December 2008.


Colour-Sergeant Phillip Newman
- 4th Battalion The Mercian Regiment,
Aged 36. From Coventry. Killed when a vehicle overturned during an operation in southern Afghanistan. 20 September 2007.

Flight-Lieutenant Gareth Rodney Nicholas - 120 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2 September 2006.

Corporal Daniel Nield - 1st Battalion The Rifles
Aged 31. From Cheltenham. Killed while on patrol North of Musa Qala. 30 January 2009.

Lance Corporal Ross Nicholl - Household Cavalry Regiment
Aged 27. Killed in a vehicle ambush. 1 August 2006.

Private Craig O'Donnell -  5th Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders)
Aged 24, from Clydebank, Dunbartonshire. Killed in a suicide bomb attack on a convoy in Kabul. 4 September 2006.

Warrant Officer 2nd Class Gary O'Donnell - Royal Logistic Corps
Aged 40. From Edinburgh. Killed while trying to clear an IED in Sangin, Helmand. 4 September 2008.

Captain David Patten - Parachute Regiment
Aged 38. From Aghadowey, near Coleraine, Northern Ireland.
Killed by a rocket-propelled grenade that destroyed their vehicle, while on an operation near Sangin. 27 June 2006.

Trooper Robert Pearson - Queens Royal Lancers
Aged 22. From Grimsby. Killed when his vehicle hit a mine. 21 April 2008.

Captain Jim Philippson - 7 Parachute Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery
Aged 29. from St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Killed 11 June 2006 when a patrol was attacked in Helmand Province.

Guardsman Daniel Probyn - 1st Battalion the Grenadier Guards
Aged 29. From Tipton. Died 26 May 2007 following an overnight operation in Garmsir, southern Afghanistan.

Corporal Kumar Pun - 1st Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles
Aged 31. From Parbat, Nepal. Killed by a suicide bomber in Gereshk, Helmand. 7 May 2009.

Sergeant Gary Paul Quilliam - 120 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2 September 2006.

Rifleman Yubraj Rai - 2nd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles
Aged 28. From Khotang, Nepal. Died of a gunshot wound while on operation in Musa Qala, Helmand, 4 November 2008.

Private Tony Rawson - 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment
Aged 27. From Dagenham. Killed in action near Sangin, southern Afghanistan. 10 August 2007.

Private Jason Rawstron - 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment
Aged 23. From Clayton-Le-Moors, Lancashire. Shot during a firefight with enemy in Kajaki area, Helmand, 12 September 2008.

Marine Benjamin Reddy - 42 Commando Royal Marines
Aged 22. From Ascot, Berkshire. Killed when his unit came under fire in the Kajaki area of Helmand Province, 6 March 2007.


Sergeant Christopher Reed
- 6th Battalion The Rifles
Aged 25. From Plymouth. Killed by an explosion while on patrol in Garmsir, Helmand. 1 January 2009.

Corporal Sean Robert Reeve - Special Air Service Regiment
Aged 28. From Brighton. Killed when vehicle hit by an explosion in Lashkar Gah, 17 June 2008.

Private Leigh Reeves - Royal Logistics Corps
Aged 25. Killed in a road traffic accident in Kabul. 9th August 2006.

Lance-Corporal Robert Richards -
Royal Marines Armoured Support Group
Aged 24. From Betws-y-Coed, Wales. Wounded when vehicle hit by explosion at
Lashkar Gah area, Helmand, 22 May 2009. Died of wounds in UK 28 May 2009.  

Major Alexis Roberts
- 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles 
Aged 32. From Kent. Killed by an improvised explosive device in southern Afghanistan. 4 October 2007.


Corporal Richard Robinson - 1st Battalion The Rifles
Aged 34. From Saltash, Cornwall. Killed while on patrol north of Sangin. 17 January 2009.

Sergeant Ben Ross - 173 Provost Company, 3rd Regiment, Royal Military Police
Aged 39. From Bangor, Gwynedd. Killed by a suicide bomber in Gereshk, Helmand. 7 May 2009.

Sapper Jordan Rossi - 38 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers
Aged 22. From Baildon, West Yorkshire. Killed by an explosion while on patrol, Sangin area, Helmand. 23 May 2009.

Lance-Corporal Kenneth Rowe - Royal Army Veterinary Corps (attached 2nd Battalion, Parachute Regiment)
Aged 24. From Newcastle. Killed while on patrol in Sangin area, Helmand, 24 July 2008.

Trooper Jack Sadler - The Honourable Artillery Company (serving with 4/73 Special Observation Battery, Brigade Reconnaissance Force)
From Exeter. Killed in an explosion while patroling near Sangin, southern Afghanistan. 4 December 2007.

Lance-Corporal Paul Sandford - 1st Battalion The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters
Aged 23. From Nottingham. Killed while taking part in an offensive patrol in the Upper Gereshk Valley area of Helmand Province. 6 June 2007.


Captain Tom Sawyer - 29 Commando Regiment, Royal Artillery
Aged 26. From Hertfordshire. Killed by an explosion while on operation in Helmand province. 14 January 2009.

Corporal Lee Scott - 2nd Royal Tank Regiment
Aged 26. Killed in an explosion near Nad-e-Ali, Helmand Province. 10 July 2009.

Rifleman Adrian Sheldon -
2nd Battalion The Rifles
Aged 25. From Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. Killed by an explosion in Sangin area, Helmand. 7 May 2009.

Lance-Corporal Steven Sherwood - 1st Battalion, The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Light Infantry
Aged 23, from Ross-on-Wye. Killed in action in Mazar-e-Sharif. 29 October 2005

Warrant Officer 2nd Class Dan Shirley - 13 Air Assault Support Regiment, Royal Logistic Regiment
Aged 32. From Leicester. Killed when vehicle overturned while on patrol in Helmand, 27 June 2008.

Rifleman Daniel Simpson - 2nd Battalion The Rifles
Aged 20. Killed in an explosion near Sangin, Helmand Province. 10 July 2009.

Marine Darren Smith
- X-Ray Company, 45 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 27. From Fleetwood, Lancashire. Killed while on patrol South west of Sangin. 14 February 2009.

Warrant Officer Class 2 Michael Smith - 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery
Aged 39. From Liverpool. Died of wounds sustained when a grenade was fired at the UK base in Sangin, Helmand Province. 8 March 2007.

Marine Georgie Sparks - 42 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 19. From Epping, Essex. Killed by a rocket-propelled grenade in Lashkar Gah, Helmand, 27 November 2008.


Flight-Lieutenant Allan James Squires -
120 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2 September 2006.

Corporal Graeme Stiff - Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers (serving with the Queen's Dragoon Guards)
Aged 24. From Grimsby. Killed when a vehicle was hit by an explosion in Garmsir area. 15 March 2009.

Paul Stout - Special Air Service Regiment
Aged 31. Killed by an explosion in Lashkar Gah, Helmand, 17 June 2008.

Fusilier Petero Suesue - 2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
Aged 28. From Hounslow, London. Killed while on foot patrol in Sangin  area, Helmand. 22 May 2009.

Marine Scott Summers - 42 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 23. From Crawley, East Sussex. Died from injuries after a road traffic accident (4 February) in Helmand province, 21 February 2007.

Flight-Lieutenant Steven Swarbrick - 120 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2 September 2006.

Lance-Corporal Sean Tansey - Household Cavalry Regiment
Aged 26. From Newcastle. Died in an accident at his base in Helmand Province. 12 August 2006.

Rifleman Cyrus Thatcher  - 2nd Battalion The Rifles
Aged 19. From Reading. Killed by an explosion while on patrol near Gereshk, Helmand. 2 June 2009.

Senior Aircraftman Gary Thompson - Royal Auxiliary Airforce Regiment
Aged 51. From Nottingham. Killed by an explosion while on foot patrol at Kandahar. 13 April 2008.

James Thompson - Special Air Service Regiment
Aged 22. From Whitley Bay. Killed while on foot patrol in Musa Qala. 19 May 2008.

Lieutenant-Colonel Rupert Thorneloe - 1st Battalion Welsh Guards
Aged 39. From Kirtlington, Oxfordshire. Killed by an IED in Lashkar Gah area, Helmand. 1 July 2009.

Lieutenant John Thornton - 40 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 22. From Ferndown, Devon. Killed by an explosion while on foot patrol at Kajaki. 30 March 2008.

Corporal Peter Thorpe - Royal Signals (216 Parachute Signal Squadron)
Aged 27. From Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
Killed by a rocket-propelled grenade in the government compound in Sangin
. 1 July 2006.

Private John Thrumble- 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment
Aged 21. From Chelmsford. Killed by a bomb that fell short, during a fire fight north west of Kajaki, in northern Helmand Province. 23 August 2007.


Private Brian Tunnicliffe - 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Worcesters and Foresters)
Aged 33. From Ilkeston. Killed when a vehicle overturned during an operation in southern Afghanistan. 20 September 2007.

Lance-Corporal Paul Upton - 1st Battalion The Rifles
Aged 31. From Chepstow. Killed by an explosion while on patrol in Gereshk district. 25 February 2009.

Corporal Ivano Violino
- 20 Field Squadron, 36 Engineer Regiment
Aged 29. From Salford. Killed in an explosion in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan. 17 September 2007.

Marine Richard J Watson - 42 Commando Royal Marines
Aged 23. From Caterham, Surrey. Killed by small arms fire while on patrol in Now Zad, North of Helmand. 12 December 2006.

Lance-Corporal Ben Whatley - 42 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 20. From Kings Lynn. Killed while on operation in Sangin area, Helmand, 24 December 2008.

Trooper Christopher Whiteside - The Light Dragoons
Killed in an explosion near Gereshk, Helmand province. 7 July 2009.


Private Joe Whittaker
- 4th Battalion Parachute Regiment (attached 2nd Battalion)
Aged 20. From Stratford-upon-Avon. Killed in a blast while checking for mines in Upper Sangin Valley, 24 June 2008.

Marine Jonathan Wigley - 45 Commando Royal Marines
Aged 21. From Melton-Mowbray, Leicestershire. Died of wounds sustained during an operation at Garmsir, southern Helmand. 5 December 2006.

Sergeant Dave Wilkinson - 19 Regiment Royal Artillery
Aged 33. From Ashford, Kent. Killed when his vehicle was blown up at Gereshk, Helmand province. 1 July 2007.

Warrant Officer 2nd Class Michael Williams - 4th Battalion Parachute Regiment (attached 2nd Battalion)
Aged 40. From Cardiff. Killed in a firefight with the enemy in Upper Sangin Valley, 24 June 2008.

Marine Joseph David Windall - Royal Marines
Killed when a Nimrod MR2 crashed in Afghanistan. 2 September 2006.

Corporal Danny Winter - 45 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 28. From Stockport. Killed by an explosion while on operation in Helmand province. 14 January 2009.

Private Damian Wright - 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Worcesters and Foresters)
Aged 23. From Mansfield. Killed in an explosion while on patrol in Helmand Province, southern Afghanistan. 5 September 2007.


Marine Gary Wright - 45 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 22. From Glasgow. Died from injuries sustained when a suicide-bomber detonated next to his vehicle in Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province. 19 October 2006.

Drummer Thomas Wright -
1st Battalion The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment
Aged 21. From Ripley, Derbyshire. Killed near Lashkar Gah in Helmand province, 24 June 2007.

Corporal Mark William Wright
- 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment
Aged 27. From Edinburgh. Killed by a mine during a routine patrol in Kajaki, Helmand Province, 6th September 2006.


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