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IRAQ 2003-09

Corporal Stephen John Allbutt - Queen's Royal Lancers
Aged 35, from Stoke-on-Trent. Served in the Gulf War 1991. Killed outide Basra, 25 March 2003, when a Challenger II tank was hit by friendly fire.

Sapper Luke Allsopp - 33 (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) Engineer Regiment
A bomb disposal unit based at Carver Barracks, Wimbish, Essex. Aged 24, from north London. Believed killed 23 March 2003 when their landrover was ambushed.

Corporal Russell Aston - 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police
Aged 30, from Swadlincote, Derbyshire. Part of the 16th Air Assault Brigade, based in Colchester. Killed near Al Amarah, 24 June 2003.

Major Matthew Bacon -
Aged 34, from London. Killed by a roadside bomb in Basra, 11 September 2005. He was serving with the Headquarters Multi National Division South East Staff MND (SE).


Major Stephen Alexis Ballard
- Royal Marines
Died of natural causes, 30th March 2003.


Private Craig Barber - 2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh
Aged 20. From Ogmore Vale. Shot and killed while driving a Warrior vehicle in a night operation in Al Fursi district of Basra City. 6 August 2007.

Sergeant Duane Barnwood - 903 Expeditionary Wing
Aged 41, from Carterton. Killed during a rocket attack on his base at Basra, 29 February 2008.

Major Nick Bateson - Corps of Royal Signals
Aged 49. Died in a cycling accident at Basra Air Station, 1 May 2007.
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Sergeant John Battersby - Queen's Lancashire Regiment (S.A.S.)
Aged 31. Killed when a puma helicopter crashed near Baghdad, 20 November 2007.


Leading Aircraftman Martin Beard
- No 1 Squadron Royal Air Force Regiment
Aged 20. From Rainworth, Nottinghamshire. Shot while on foot patrol in the Al Waki Market, near Basra Air Station. 7 August 2007.


Fusilier Russell Beeston
- 52nd Lowland Regiment (T.A.), attached 1st King's Own Scottish Borderers
Aged 26, from Govan, Glasgow. Killed at Ali al-Sharqi, when a hostile crowd opened fire, 28 August 2003.

Lance-Corporal Brackenbury - 
'A' Squadron,  King's Royal Hussars
Aged 21. From East Yorkshire. Died after a roadside explosion in Amarah. May 2005.

Lance-Corporal Dennis Brady - Royal Army Medical Corps
Aged 37. From Barrow-in-Furness. Died of wounds received from a mortar round fired at his base in Basra, 1 October 2006.


Lance-Corporal Shaun Andrew Brierly
- 212 Signals Squadron, 1 (UK) Armoured Division HQ & Signal Regiment.
Aged 29. Killed in a crash in Kuwait, 30 March 2003.

Corporal Jeremy Brookes - 4th Battalion The Rifles
Aged 28. From Birmingham. Killed when a convoy came under attack
in the Al Tuwaysa district of Basra, 21 May 2007.

Colour-Sergeant Nicholas Brown - The Parachute Regiment (S.A.S.) Aged 34. Killed during a firefight with enemy, 26th March 2008.

Chief Technician Richard Antony Brown
-
47 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Aged 40. Avionics Specialist.
Killed when an RAF C-130K Hercules crashed in Iraq, 30 January 2005.

Lance-Corporal James Cartwright - Badger Squadron, 2 Royal Tank Regiment
Aged 21. Killed when his Warrior armoured vehicle rolled off a bridge in As Sarraji, south of Basra, 16 June 2007.

Lance-Sergeant Chris Casey - 1st Battalion, Irish Guards
Aged 17. From London. Killed when a landrover was hit by an IED, west of Basra, 9 August 2007.

Senior Aircraftsmen Matthew Caulwell - 1 Squadron RAF Regiment
Killed in Basra, 17 July 2007.

Colour-Sergeant John Cecil
- 29 Commando, Royal Marines
From Plymouth. Killed 21 March 2003 when a US CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed in Kuwait.

Lieutenant-Commander Darren Chapman - Commanding Officer of 847 Naval Air Squadron
Aged 40. Killed when a Lynx helicopter was shot down over Basra 6 May 2006.

Corporal Lee Churcher - Royal Engineers (HQ 20th Armoured Brigade)
Aged 32, from Nuneaton. Died from a gunshot while at Base, Basra, 11th December 2008.  

Trooper David Jeffrey Clarke - Queen's Royal Lancers
Aged 19, from Littleworth, Staffordshire. Killed outide Basra, 25 March 2003, when a Challenger II tank was hit by friendly fire.

Rifleman Daniel Lee Coffey - 2nd Battalion, The Rifles
Aged 21, from Exeter. Wounded when his patrol was ambushed near Basra. Died of gun shot wounds 27 February 2007.

Sergeant Eddie Collins - the Parachute Regiment
killed in Iraq, 5 September 2007.
 

Marine Paul Collins - Royal Marines (serving with 847 Naval Air Squadron)
Aged 21, served as an Air Door Gunner. Killed when a Lynx helicopter was shot down over Basra 6 May 2006.

Sergeant Paul Connolly - Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Aged 33, from Crawley in West Sussex. Found dead (gunshot) at Shaibah Logistic Base, south west of Basra, 26 December 2005. Not thought to be a result of hostile action.

Second Lieutenant Jonathan Bracho-Cooke - 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment
Aged 24, from Hove. Killed by an Improvised Explosive Device attack against his patrol in As Sarraji District, Basra City, 5 February 2007.

Corporal Matthew Cornish - 1st Battalion, the Light Infantry
Aged 29. From Yorkshire. Died of wounds sustained during a mortar attack in Basra, 1 August 2006.

Corporal John Johnston Cosby - 1st Battalion, The Devonshire and Dorset Light Infantry
Aged 28. From Belfast. Died 16 July 2006 from gunshot wounds following an operation to arrest a terrorist leader in North Basra.

Wing-Commander John Coxen - Royal Air Force
Killed when a Lynx helicopter was shot down over Basra 6 May 2006.

Lance-Corporal Andrew Jason Craw - 1st Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
Reported as "died following a tragic incident on a training range near Basrah on 7 January 2004". Aged 21. From Clackmannanshire.

Staff-Sergeant Simon Cullingworth - 33 (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) Engineer Regiment
A bomb disposal unit based at Carver Barracks, Wimbish, Essex. Aged 36, from Essex. Believed killed 23rd March 2003 when their landrover was ambushed.

Signaller Paul Didsbury - 21st Signal Regiment (Air Support), Royal Signals
Aged 18. From Blackpool. Died in a shooting accident (his own weapon discharged) on 29 June at Basra airport base.

Private Eleanor Dlugosz - Royal Army Medical Corps
Aged 19. From Southampton. Killed when a Warrior armoured vehicle was destroyed by a roadside bomb near Basra, 5th April 2007.

Captain David Dobson - Army Air Corps (serving with 847 Naval Air Squadron)
Aged 27. Killed when a Lynx helicopter was shot down over Basra 6 May 2006.

Private Mark Dobson - Tyne-Tees Regiment
Aged 41, from County Durham. Found dead in his accommodation at Basra air station. Not thought to be a result of hostile action.

Rifleman Paul Donnachie
- 2nd Battalion The Rifles
Aged 18. From Reading. Shot dead while on patrol in Basra, 29 April 2007.

Lance-Corporal Allan Douglas - 1st Battalion, The Highlanders
Aged 22. From Aberdeen. Shot and killed in Maysan province, 30 January 2006.

Senior Aircraftsman Christopher Dunsmore - 504 Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force
Killed in Basra, 17 July 2007.


Second Lieutenant Joanna Yorke Dyer - Intelligence Corps (attached 2nd Battalion, Duke of Lancaster's Regiment)
Aged 24. Killed when a Warrior armoured vehicle was destroyed by a roadside bomb near Basra, 5th April 2007.

Corporal Steve Edwards - 2nd Royal Tank Regiment
Aged 35. Killed by a roadside bomb attack on a Warrior armoured vehicle in Basra 31 July 2007.

Staff-Sergeant Sharron Elliott
- Intelligence Corps
Aged 34. From Ipswich. Killed in an attack on boat patrol on the Shatt Al-Arab waterway in Basra city, 12 November 2006.

Lance-Bombadier Llewelyn Karl Evans - 29 Commando Royal Artillery, attached 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines.
Killed 21st March 2003 when a US CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed in Kuwait. He came from Llandudno, Wales and was 24.

Lance-Corporal Paul Farrelly - 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards (The Welsh Cavalry)
Aged 28. Killed 28 May 2006 by a roadside bomb in the Al Jezaizah district of North-West Basra. 

Guardsman Stephen Ferguson - 1st Battalion, The Scots Guards
Aged 31. From Lanarkshire. Injured when his Warrior slid into the canal near Basra. Died in hospital in the UK 13 December 2007.

Private Marc Ferns
-
1st Battalion, The Black Watch
Aged 21. From Glenrothes in Fife. Killed by an improvised explosive device attack in Basra 12 August 2004.

Corporal Lee Fitzsimmons - Special Air Service Regiment
Aged 26, from Peterborough. Killed when a puma helicopter crashed near Baghdad, 20 November 2007.

Lance-Corporal Timothy Flowers - Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Aged 25, from Northern Ireland. Killed at Basra Palace base during a rocket or mortar attack, 21 July 2007.

Lance-Corporal Ryan Francis - 2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh
Aged 23, from Llanelli, south Wales. Killed in Basra when his Warrior vehicle was hit by a bomb, 7 July 2007.


Fusilier Gordon Campbell Gentle
- Royal Highland Fusiliers
Aged 19, from Glasgow.
Killed by a roadside explosion while on a routine patrol in Basra 28 June 2004.

Flight Sergeant Mark Gibson - 47 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Aged 34. Air Load Master.
Killed when an RAF C-130K Hercules crashed in Iraq, 30 January 2005.

Flight Lieutenant Kristian Michel Alexander Gover  - 33 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Aged 30. Killed in a helicopter accident at Basra International Airport, 19th July 2004.

Sergeant Stuart Gray - The Black Watch
Aged 31. Killed by a suicide bomber
at a vehicle checkpoint, east of the River Euphrates, near Falluja 4th November 2004.

Kingsman Alexander William Green - 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment
Aged 21. From Warrington. Killed by small arms fire in the Hayy Al Muhandisn District of Basra City 13 January 2007. 

Lieutenant Philip Green
- 849 Squadron, Royal Navy (From RNAS Culdrose, based on HMS Ark Royal)
Aged 31. Killed 22nd March 2003 when 2 Royal Navy Sea King Mk7 airborne surveillance and control helicopters collided over international waters in the Arabian Gulf at 0430 hrs.

Captain Philip Guy - 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines
Aged 29. Son of Stuart and Anne Guy, of Ribba Hall, Bishopdale, Yorkshire. Joined the RM in 1995, served in Bosnia and Afghanistan. Killed 21st March 2003 when a US CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed in Kuwait.

Kingsman Jamie Lee Hancock - 2nd Battalion Duke of Lancaster's Regiment
Aged 19. From Wigan. Died of wounds sustained during small arms fire against a Coalition Forces Base in Basra, 6 November 2006.


Major Paul Harding
- 4th Battalion The Rifles
Aged 48. Died of wounds when the Provincial Joint Co-ordination Centre in Basra came under mortar, 20 June 2007. He had served for 30 years. 

Royal Marine Sholto Hedenskog
- 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines
Aged 25, from South Africa. Killed 21st March 2003 when a US CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed in Kuwait.

Sergeant Les Hehir
- 29 Commando, Royal Artillery, attached 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines

Aged 34. Killed 21st March 2003 when a US CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed in Kuwait.

Sergeant Graham Hesketh - 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment
Aged 35. From Runcorn. Died of wounds 28 December 2006, sustained from an Improvised Explosive Device placed at a roadside in Basra City, Southern Iraq.

Private Phillip Hewett - 1st Battalion, Staffordshire Regiment
Aged 21. From Tamworth, Staffordshire. Killed by a roadside bomb while on patrol in the Risaala district of Amarah, 16 July 2005.

Sergeant Christian Hickey - 1st Battalion The Coldstream Guards
Aged 30. Killed by a roadside bomb in Basra, while on patrol, 18 October 2005.

Sergeant Jonathan Hollingsworth - Parachute Regiment
Died
of gunshot wounds 24 November 2006 following an operation in Basra City.

Warrant Officer Class 2 Lee Hopkins - Royal Corps of Signals
Aged 35. From Wellingborough. Killed in an attack on boat patrol on the Shatt Al-Arab waterway in Basra city, 12 November 2006.

Lance-Corporal of Horse Matty Hull - "D" Squadron, Blues and Royals, Household Cavalry Regiment
Aged 25. Killed in a "friendly fire" incident involving a US A-10 attack on two British armoured cars, near Basra, 28th March 2003.

Lance-Corporal Benjamin John McGowan Hyde - 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police
Aged 23, from Northallerton, Yorkshire. Part of the 16th Air Assault Brigade, based in Colchester. Killed near Al Amarah, 24 June 2003.

Marine Jason Hylton - 539 Assault Squadron Royal Marines
Aged 33. From Burton-on-Trent. Killed in an attack on boat patrol on the Shatt Al-Arab waterway in Basra city, 12 November 2006.

Corporal Richard Thomas David Ivell - Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers (serving with 2 Close Support Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps)
Aged 29, from near Doncaster, South Yorkshire. He was married with three children. He died of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident at the Shaibah Logistics Base 12th February 2004.

Sergeant Simon Alexander Hamilton-Jewell
- 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police
Aged 41, from Chessington, Surrey. Part of the 16th Air Assault Brigade, based in Colchester. Killed near Al Amarah, 24 June 2003.


Kingsman Alan Jones
-
2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment
Aged 20. From Liverpool. Shot dead while out on patrol in the Al Ashar district, Basra, 23 April 2007.

Sergeant John Jones - 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
Aged 31, from Birmingham. Killed by a roadside bomb while on patrol near Basra,  20 November 2005.


Captain David Martyn Jones
- 1st Battalion, Queen's Lancashire Regiment
Aged 29, from Louth, Lincolnshire. Killed by a roadside bomb in Basra, while in a militay ambulance taking a sick soldier to
202 Army Field Hospital at Shaibah, 14th August 2003.

Fusilier Stephen Jones - The Royal Welch Fusiliers
Died in a road traffic accident near al-Amara, 10th September 2004.

Acting Lance-Corporal Steven Jones - Royal Signals
Aged 25. From Fareham.
Killed when an RAF C-130K Hercules crashed in Iraq, 30 January 2005.

Corporal Paul Joszko - 2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh (The Royal Regiment of Wales)
Aged 28, of Mountain Ash. killed by a roadside bomb in Al Antahiya district of Basra, 28 July 2007.

Private Andrew Kelly
- 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment
Aged 18. From Tavistock, Devon. Died from an accidental gun shot, in barracks at Basra, 6th May 2003.

Private Scott Kennedy - The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland
Aged 20, of Oakley, Dunfermline. killed by a roadside bomb in Al Antahiya district of Basra, 28 July 2007.

Private Jamie Kerr - The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland
Aged 20, of Cowdenbeath. killed by a roadside bomb in Al Antahiya district of Basra, 28 July 2007.

Lance-Corporal Thomas Richard Keys
- 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police
Aged 20, from Bala, North Wales. Part of the 16th Air Assault Brigade, based in Colchester. Killed near Al Amarah, 24 June 2003.

Lieutenant Commander Antony King - 849 Squadron, Royal Navy (From RNAS Culdrose, based on HMS Ark Royal) Aged 35. Killed 22nd March 2003 when 2 Royal Navy Sea King Mk7 airborne surveillance and control helicopters collided over international waters in the Arabian Gulf at 0430 hrs. Awarded a posthumous Mention in Despatches.

Gunner David Lawrence - Royal Artillery
Killed in an ambush near Basra, 28th September 2004.

Lieutenant Marc Lawrence - 849 Squadron, Royal Navy. (From RNAS Culdrose, based on HMS Ark Royal)
Aged 25. From Westgate, Kent. Killed 22nd March 2003 when 2 Royal Navy Sea King Mk7 airborne surveillance and control helicopters collided over international waters in the Arabian Gulf at 0430 hrs.

Corporal Ben Leaning - Queen's Royal Lancers
Aged 24. From Scunthorpe. Killed in an explosion in Maysan Province, 19 April 2007.

Private Joseva Lewaicei - 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment
Aged 25. Killed
13 May 2006 by a roadside bomb Basra City, Southern Iraq. He came from Lautoka, Fiji.

Rifleman Aaron Lincoln - 2nd Battalion, The Rifles
Died 2 April 2007 after being wounded by small arms fire during a patrol in Basra.


Captain James Linton
- 40 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
Aged 43. He collapsed and died after a training run at a British base in Az Zubayr, 18 July 2003.

Corporal Paul Graham Long - 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police
Aged 24, from Colchester. Part of the 16th Air Assault Brigade, based in Colchester. Killed near Al Amarah, 24 June 2003.

Private Paul Lowe - The Black Watch
Aged 19. Killed by a suicide bomber
at a vehicle checkpoint, east of the River Euphrates, near Falluja 4 November 2004.

Royal Marine Christopher Maddison - 539 Assault Squadron, 40 Commando, Royal Marines
Killed in an ambush on a Royal Marines river patrol on the Al Faw Peninsula, 30 March 2003.

Flight Lieutenant Kevin Barry Main - 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Aged 37. Killed 23 March 2003 by "friendly fire" when their Tornado was shot down by a US Patriot missile near the Kuwaiti border.

Lance-Corporal Ian Malone - 1st Battalion, Irish Guards
Aged 28. From Dublin. Killed in the assault on Basra, 6 April 2003. Joined the Irish Guards 1997. Buried at Palmerstown Cemetary.

Fusilier Stephen Robert Manning - 2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
Aged 22, from Erith, Kent. Killed by a roadside bomb,
near Shaibah airbase, in Basra province, 5 September 2005.

Squadron Leader Patrick Brian Marshall
- HQ Strike Command
Aged 39. Staff Officer. Killed when an RAF C-130K Hercules crashed in Iraq, 30 January 2005.

Captain Ken Masters - Royal Military Police
Aged 40. Found dead at the British base, Basra 15 October 2005. 

Private Scott McArdle - The Black Watch
Aged 22. Killed by a suicide bomber
at a vehicle checkpoint, east of the River Euphrates, near Falluja 4 November 2004.

Senior Aircraftsmen Peter McFerran - 1 Squadron RAF Regiment
Killed in Basra, 17 July 2007.

Sergeant Mark McLaren -
Royal Air Force
Aged 27, from Northumberland.
Killed when two Puma helicopters crashed in mid-air collision near Taji, north of Baghdad.

Lance-Corporal James McCue - 7 Air Assault Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Aged 27, from Paisley, Renfrewshire. Died after being wounded in an explosion in Southern Iraq on 30 May 2003.

Private Kevin McHale - Black Watch
Aged 27. From Fife. Killed when his Warrior armoured vehicle overturned after the bridge it was crossing collapsed, 29 October 2004.

Fusilier Donal Anthony Meade -  2nd Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
Aged 20, from Plumstead, London. Killed by a roadside bomb, near Shaibah airbase, in Basra province, 5 September 2005.

Lieutenant Tom Mildinhall - 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards (The Welsh Cavalry)
Aged 27. Killed 28 May 2006 by a roadside bomb in the Al Jezaizah district of North-West Basra.

Corporal Simon Miller - 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police
Aged 21, from Tyne and Wear. Part of the 16th Air Assault Brigade, based in Colchester. Killed near Al Amarah, 24 June 2003.

Private Adam Morris - 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment
Aged 19. Killed
13 May 2006 by a roadside bomb Basra City, Southern Iraq. He came from Lautoka, Fiji.

Staff-Sergeant Chris Muir - Instructor, Army School of Ammunition
Aged 32. From Romsey, Hants. Killed while defusing abandoned Iraqi explosives near Basra, 31 March 2003.

Flight-Lieutenant Sarah-Jayne Mulvihill - Royal Air Force
Flight Operations Officer. Aged 32.
Killed when a Lynx helicopter was shot down over Basra 6 May 2006.

Guardsman Christopher Muzvuru - Irish Guards
Aged 21
. Killed in the assault on Basra, 6 April 2003.

Master Engineer Gary Nicholson - 47 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Aged 42. From Hull. Navigator.
Killed when an RAF C-130K Hercules crashed in Iraq, 30 January 2005. Joined the RAF April 1982.

Sergeant John Nightingale - 217 Transport Squadron, 150 Regiment (Volunteers) Royal Logistic Corps
Aged 32. From Leeds. Died at Shaibah Logistic Base, near Basra in a firearms incident, 23 September 2003.

Corporal Ben Nowak - 45 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 27. From Liverpool. Killed in an attack on boat patrol on the Shatt Al-Arab waterway in Basra city, 12 November 2006.

Private Lee Martin O'Callaghan - 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment
Aged 20. From Bermondsey, London. Killed during an attack in Basrah 9 August 2004. Served in 'B' Company.

Sergeant Robert Michael O'Connor - 47 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Aged 38. Engineering Technician.
Killed when an RAF C-130K Hercules crashed in Iraq, 30 January 2005.

Corporal Kris O'Neill - Royal Army Medical Corps
Killed when a Warrior armoured vehicle was destroyed by a roadside bomb near Basra, 5th April 2007.

Lieutenant Richard Palmer - The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
Aged 27. Killed 15 April 2006 by a roadside bomb while on vehicle patrol near Ad Dayr, Southern Iraq. 

Flight Lieutenant Paul Martin Pardoel - 47 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Aged 35. Navigator.
Killed when an RAF C-130K Hercules crashed in Iraq, 30 January 2005. From Australia.

Sergeant Norman Patterson - Cheshire Regiment
Killed in a road traffic accident in Baghdad 1 January 2004. Aged 28. From Staffordshire. Believed to have been serving with the S.A.S.

Corporal Ian Plank - Royal Marines
Aged 31. From Poole, Dorset. Killed in action 31 October 2003.

Colour-Sergeant Mark Powell - Parachute Regiment
Aged 37, from Porthcawl, south Wales. Killed when two Puma helicopters crashed in mid-air collision near Taji, north of Baghdad.

Corporal Dewi Pritchard - 116 Provost Company, Royal Military Police (T.A.)
Aged 35, from Bridgend, south Wales. Killed in Basra when attacked with a grenade and rifle fire from a passing car, 23 August 2003.

Gunner Duncan Geoffrey Pritchard - 16 Squadron, Royal Airforce Regiment
Aged 22. Injured in a road accident on operational duty in Iraq. Died 8 May 2003 in a UK hospital. The Regiment is based at RAF Honington, Suffolk.

Corporal Gordon Alexander Pritchard - Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
Aged 31. Killed in a blast in Umm Qasr, Basra. 

Private Christopher Gordon Rayment - 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment
Aged 22. From London. Killed at Amarah in an accident, 4 August 2004.

Corporal Christopher Read - 158 Provost Company, 3rd Regiment Royal Military Police
Aged 22, from Poole, Dorset. Shot and wounded during an operation in Basra. Died of his wounds, 7 July 2007.

Lance-Corporal Kirk Redpath - 1st Battalion, Irish Guards
Aged 22. From Romford. Killed when a landrover was hit by an IED, west of Basra, 9 August 2007.

Sergeant Wayne Rees
-
The Queen's Royal Lancers

Aged 36. From Nottingham. Died 7 January 2007 from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident while on operations in Maysan Province, Iraq.

Corporal John Rigby - 4th Battalion The Rifles
From Rye, East Sussex. Died on his 24th birthday after being injured in a roadside bomb attack in Basra, 22 June 2007.

Sergeant Steven Mark Roberts - 2nd Royal Tank Regiment
Aged 33. From Bradford, west Yorkshire. Shot 23rd March while trying to calm rioting civilians near al-Zubayr, to the south of Basra. Sergeant Roberts died of his wounds 24 March 2003.

Staff Sergeant Denise Rose - Royal Military Police (Special Investigation Branch)
Aged 34. From Liverpool. Killed by a gunshot at the Shatt-al-Arab Hotel, Basra 31 October 2004.

Operator Mechanich (Comms) 2nd class Ian Seymour - Royal Navy (148 Commando Battery, Royal Artillery)
Aged 28. From Poole, Dorset. Killed 21 March 2003 when a US CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed in Kuwait.

Lance-Corporal Karl Shearer - Household Cavalry
Killed in southern Iraq, 1 April 2003, by an accident when his armoured car overturned.

2nd Lieutenant Richard Shearer - 1st Battalion, Staffordshire Regiment
Aged 26. From Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Killed by a roadside bomb while on patrol in the Risaala district of Amarah, 16 July 2005.

Corporal David John Shepherd - Royal Air Force Police
Aged 34. Died of natural causes in Kuwait, 19 May 2003.

Private Luke Daniel Simpson - 1st Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment
Aged 21. From Howden, York. Killed when the vehicle he was driving was hit by a roadside bomb,
9 February 2007.

Kingsman Adam James Smith - 2nd Battalion, Duke of Lancaster's Regiment
Aged 19. From Liverpool. Killed when a Warrior armoured vehicle was destroyed by a roadside bomb near Basra, 5th April 2007.

Flight Lieutenant Andrew Paul Smith
-
47 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Aged 25.
Pilot. Killed when an RAF C-130K Hercules crashed in Iraq, 30 January 2005.

Private Jason Smith - 52nd Lowland Regiment
Aged 32. Collapsed and died, 13 August 2003, in 140° F heat after coming off patrol in Basra. From Hawick, in the Scottish Borders. He was a Territorial Army soldier, serving with the King's Own Scottish Borderers.

Private Leon Spicer - 1st Battalion, Staffordshire Regiment
Aged 26. From Tamworth, Staffordshire. Killed by a roadside bomb while on patrol in the Risaala district of Amarah, 16 July 2005.

Sergeant Mark Stansfield - 32 Close Support Squadron, UK Logistic Battalion
Aged 32. From Oxfordshire. Injuried at Basra in an accident, 19 September 2007. died in the UK, 21 September 2007.

Flight Lieutenant David Kevin Stead - 47 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Aged 35. Pilot.
Killed when an RAF C-130K Hercules aircraft crashed in Iraq, 30 January 2005.

Major James Stenner - Welsh Guards
Killed in a road traffic accident in Baghdad 1 January 2004. Aged 30. From Monmouthshire. Believed to have been serving with the S.A.S.

Lance-Corporal Barry Stephen - 1st Battalion The Black Watch
Aged 31. From Perth, Scotland. Joined the Army 1997. Killed in action near Al Zubayr in southern Iraq, 24 March 2003. Awarded a posthumous Mention in Despatches.

Warrant Officer Mark Stratford - 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines
Aged 39. Killed 21 March 2003 when a US CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed in Kuwait.

Lieutenant Tom Tanswell - 58 (Eyre's) Battery, 12 Regiment Royal Artillery
Aged 27. From London. Died as a result of a road traffic accident near Shaibah Logistics Base, near Basra, 27 October 2006.

Corporal Marc Taylor
-
Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, attached to 'B' Battery, 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery
Aged 27. From Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. Killed in an ambush near Basra, 28 September 2004.

Private Michael Tench - 'A' Company, 2nd Battalion The Light Infantry
Aged 18. From Sunderland. Died of wounds 21 January 2007 from an Improvised Explosive Device placed at a roadside in Basrah City.

Lance
-Corporal Paul Thomas - 2nd Battalion The Light Infantry, attached to 1st Battalion The Cheshire Regiment
Aged 29. From Buttington near Welshpool. Killed after his unit was attacked by gunmen in Basra 17 August 2004.

Sapper Robert Thomson - 35 Engineer Regiment
Aged 22. From West Lothian. Killed in a 'tragic accident' in Basrah, 31 January 2004.

Private Ryan Lloyd Thomas - 1st Battalion Royal Regiment of Wales
Aged 18. From Resolven in the Neath Valley, Wales. Killed in a road traffic accident while on duty in Basra, 6 November 2003.

Private Kevin Thompson - Royal Logistic Corps
Aged 21. Wounded 3 May 2007 when hisconvoy was hit by an improvised bomb. He was flown back to Britain, where he died 6 May 2007.

Gunner Lee Thornton - 58 (Eyre's) Battery, 12 Regiment Royal Artillery
Aged 22. From Blackpool. Died
7 September 2006 from gunshot wounds received at Al Qurna, 5 September 2006.

Major Matthew Titchener -
150 Provost Company, Royal Military Police
Aged 32. Killed in Basra when attacked with a grenade and rifle fire from a passing car, 23 August 2003.

Fusilier Kelan John Turrington - Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
Aged 18. From Cambridgeshire. Killed in the assault on Basra, 6 April 2003. Awarded a posthumous Mention in Despatches.

Private Pita Tukatukawaqa - The Black Watch
Aged 27. From Fiji. Killed when his Warrior armoured vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb near Camp Dogwood, south-west of Baghdad 8 November 2004. He joined the Black Watch in March 2001 and had served in Kosovo and Iraq. He was a trained sniper.

Trooper Kristen Turton - Queen's Royal Lancers
Aged 27, from Grimsby. Killed in an explosion while on patrol in Maysan Province, 19 April 2007.

Lieutenant Alexander Tweedie - "D" Squadron, Blues and Royals, Household Cavalry Regiment
Aged 25. Injured when a Scimitar armoured vehicle overturned on 1 April 2003 in Southern Iraq. Died in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, 23 April. Joined the Army September 2000, commissioned August 2001 Son of Gavin and Philipa Tweedie, Hawick, Scotland.

Rifleman Edward Vakabua - Mortar Platoon attached, 7 Platoon, B Company, 4th Battalion The Rifles
Aged 23, from Fiji. Died after an accident at a military base in Basra, 6 July 2007.

Gunner Samuela Vanua
-
58 (Eyre’s) Battery, 12 Regiment Royal Artillery
Aged 27. From Fiji. Died of wounds sustained from a roadside bomb near the town of Ad Dayr, north of Basra City, 4 September 2006.

Guardsman Anthony Wakefield - Coldstream Guards (serving with 12th Mechanised Brigade)
Aged 24. From Newcastle. Wounded 1 May 2005 while on patrol in an armoured car when a bomb exploded near Al-Amarah. He died of his wounds the following day.

Warrant Officer Colin Wall - 150 Provost Company, Royal Military Police
Aged 34, from County Durham. Killed in Basra when attacked with a grenade and rifle fire from a passing car, 23 August 2003.

Major Jason Ward - 29 Commando, Royal Marines
Aged 34. Killed 21 March 2003 when a US CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed in Kuwait.

Lieutenant Philip West - 849 Squadron, Royal Navy. (From RNAS Culdrose, based on HMS Ark Royal)
Aged 32. Killed 22 March 2003 when 2 Royal Navy Sea King Mk7 airborne surveillance and control helicopters collided over international waters in the Arabian Gulf at 0430 hrs. Lived at Budock Water, near Falmouth.

Corporal David Edward Williams - Engineering Wing, R.A.F. Lyneham, Royal Air Force
Aged 37. Survival Equipment Fitter.
Killed when an RAF C-130K Hercules crashed in Iraq, 30 January 2005.

Flight Lieutenant David Rhys Williams - 9 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Aged 35. Killed 23 March 2003 by "friendly fire" when their Tornado was shot down by a US Patriot missile near the Kuwaiti border.

Lieutenant James Williams - 849 Squadron, Royal Navy (From RNAS Culdrose, based on HMS Ark Royal)
Aged 28. Killed 22 March 2003 when 2 Royal Navy Sea King Mk7 airborne surveillance and control helicopters collided over international waters in the Arabian Gulf at 0430 hrs.

Lieutenant Andrew Wilson -  849 Squadron, Royal Navy (From RNAS Culdrose, based on HMS Ark Royal)
Aged 36. Killed 22 March 2003 when 2 Royal Navy Sea King Mk7 airborne surveillance and control helicopters collided over international waters in the Arabian Gulf at 0430 hrs.

Kingsman Danny Wilson - 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment
From Workington, Cumbria. Died 1 April 2007 after being wounded while on patrol in the al-Ashar area of Basra.

<>Lance-Corporal David Wilson - 9 Regiment, Army Air Corps
Aged 27, from Huddersfield. Died of gunshot wound, Southern Iraq. 4th December 2008.


Corporal Rodney Wilson
- 'A' Company, 4th Battalion The Rifles,
Aged 30. Wounded trying to rescue a colleague under heavy fire,
in the Al Atiyah district, north west of Basra City, 7 June 2007. Died of his wounds soon after.

Rifleman Vincent Calvin Windsor - Royal Green Jackets
Died in a road traffic accident at Al Amarah, 21 January 2004.

Private Ryan Wrathall - Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment
Aged 21, from Surbiton. Died of a sunshot wound while at base in Basra, 12 February 2009.

Gunner Stephen Robert Wright - 58 (Eyre’s) Battery, 12 Regiment Royal Artillery
Aged 20. From Preston. Died of wounds sustained from a roadside bomb near the town of Ad Dayr, north of Basra City, 4 September 2006.

Private Johnathon Wysoczan - 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment
Aged 21. From Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent. Died of wounds in the UK 4 March after being shot on patrol in Iraq.


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