Cardiff, Wales, UK
Army, SGTM, 2nd Btn The Parachute Rgt
6/24/2008, Afghanistan, Helmand
Sergeant Major Michael Williams was born on 28 November 1967 and grew up in Cardiff, where his unbridled and ever-present love for Cardiff City Football Club originated. Known affectionately by his many friends as Mark, or Weasel, he was a small man with huge depths [...]Click to read more ...
Huddersfield, England, UK
Air Corps, LCPL, 9 Rgt Army Air Corps
12/4/2008, Iraq, Basra
Lance Corporal David Kenneth Wilson died from a gunshot wound on 4 December, 2008, leaving behind a fiancée and their newborn baby.
Lance Corporal Wilson, who was serving with 9 Regiment Army Air Corps in Iraq, was survived by fiancée Michelle Curry and 11-week-old daughter [...]
Biddulph, Stoke on Trent, England, UK
Army, PVT, First Btn The Staffordshire Rgt
3/4/2007, Iraq, Basra
Private Johnathon Wysoczan was born on 18 September 1985, and attended Holden Lane High School, Milton, Stoke-on-Trent and later went to Biddulph High School. After leaving school, he completed the Public Services Course at Stoke College. He then worked for Airbags international [...]Click to read more ...
Warwickshire, England, UK
Army, PVT, 4th Btn The Parachute Rgt
6/24/2008, Afghanistan, Helmand
Private Joe Whittaker was born on 11 January 1988. He attended Warwick School and then Stratford Upon Avon College. He played hockey for Stratford Hockey Club and ran for Stratford Athletic Club. Joe joined the TA in Stratford in 2005.
He eventually joined 4 PARA in [...]
Grimsby, South Humberside, England, UK
Army, SGT, 1st Btn The Grenadier Guards
11/3/2009, Afghanistan, Nad e-Ali district
Sergeant Matthew Telford was temporarily employed as a mentor to the Afghan National Police (ANP). As the Regimental Police Sergeant he was perfectly placed to work with such a team drawn from soldiers of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards and the [...]Click to read more ...
Washington, Tyne and Wear, England, UK
Army, LCPL, The Life Guards
8/12/2006, Afghanistan, Helmand (Nothern)
Sean from an early age always wanted to join the Army. He always said he would serve his 22 years and then be a paramedic after leaving the army. He was a first class soldier, an instructor at driving, gunnery and signals. Also he [...]Click to read more ...
Ely, England, UK
Army, CPL, The 2nd Royal Tank Rgt
7/10/2009, Afghanistan, Nad e-Ali district
Corporal Scott was born in Ely and grew up in Littleport and March in Cambridgeshire, he spent his latter years in King’s Lynn where he married Nicola (Nikki) in February 2008 and was father to Kai and Brooke. His death affected all those [...]Click to read more ...
St Albans, Hertfordshire, UK
Army, CPT, 7 Parachute Rgt Royal Horse Arty
12/6/2006, Afghanistan, Helmand
Captain Jim Philippson, 29, from St Albans in Hertfordshire, completed his further education at Plymouth University. He joined the Army in January 2001 and, after his course at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, was commissioned into the Royal Artillery later that year.
He then [...]
Grimsby, England, UK
Army, TRP, Queens Royal Lancers Rgt
4/21/2008, Afghanistan, Gereshk district
Trooper Robert “Chesney” Pearson, 22, from Grimsby, joined his local regiment, The Queen’s Royal Lancers, in early 2007 where he became the driver of a Scimitar Reconnaissance vehicle. He was posted to A Squadron where he took part in Pre-Deployment Training in Viking all-terrain vehicles. [...]Click to read more ...
Kintra, Fionnphort, Isle of Mull, Scotland, UK
Army, PVT, The Black Watch, 3rd Btn The Royal Rgt of Scotland
6/11/2009, Afghanistan, Kandahar
Private Robert McLaren, aged 20 from Kintra, by Fionnphort on the Isle of Mull, was fresh out of infantry recruit training. He was schooled at Bunnessan Primary and then Oban High School. Pte McLaren joined the [...]Click to read more ...