Michael Williams

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 […]

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David K Wilson

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 […]

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Jonathon Wysoczan

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 […]

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Joe Whittaker

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 […]

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Matthew Telford

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 […]

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Sean Tansey

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 […]

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Lee Scott

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 […]

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Jim Philippson

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 […]

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Robert Pearson

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 […]

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Robert McLaren

  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. […]

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