Simon Valentine

Bedworth, England, UK   British Army Sergeant, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers 8/15/2009, Helmand Province, Afghanistan Sergeant Simon Valentine, or ‘Val’ to his mates, was born in April 1980 in Bedworth. He joined the Army in May 1997 and started phase 1 training in Bassingbourn before completing his infantry training at ITC Catterick […]

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Richard Scanlon

Rhymney, Gwent, Wales, UK            British Army L/Cpl, B Squadron, 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards 11/17/2011, Helmand, Afghanistan L/Cpl Richard Scanlon, 31, from Rhymney, Caerphilly, was one of two soldiers who died on Thursday in Helmand Province. He and Lt David Boyce, of Hertfordshire, from the 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards died when their armoured vehicle […]

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Lisa Head

West Yorkshire, England, UK British Army  Captain, 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps           4/19/2011, Helmand Province, Afghanistan A bomb disposal heroine was killed when she fearlessly returned to an Afghan alleyway in an attempt to save lives by defusing a Taliban device, an inquest heard yesterday. Captain Lisa Head – who told […]

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Daniel Read

Kent, England, UK Army Captain, 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps 1/11/2010, Helmand, Afghanistan Final respects have been paid to “the ultimate soldier’s officer”, who was killed in an explosion in Afghanistan weeks after returning to the front line from being injured in another blast. Hundreds of mourners, including family, friends and […]

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Lee Davidson

Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England British Army Sergeant, A Squadron, The Light Dragoons 9/9/2012, Nahr-e Saraj District Afghanistan It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Sergeant Lee Paul Davidson of the Light Dragoons was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday 9 September 2012. Sergeant Davidson deployed to Afghanistan on 16 April […]

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Jack Stanley

Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, UK British Army Corporal,  Combined Force Lashkar Gah (The Queen’s Royal Hussars Battle Group) 4/8/2012, Birmingham, England It is with sadness that the Ministry of Defence must announce that Corporal Jack Leslie Stanley, of the Queen’s Royal Hussars (The Queen’s Own and Royal Irish), died in hospital in Birmingham on 8 […]

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Kris ONeill

Catterick, England, UK British Army Corporal, Royal Army Medical Corps 5/4/2007, Basra, Iraq Corporal Kris O’Neill, aged 27, of the Royal Army Medical Corps, was a committed soldier who had worked hard to recover from a knee injury in order to deploy to Iraq. From Catterick, he arrived in Iraq in January 2007 to serve […]

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Michael Lockett

Monifieth in Angus, Scotland, UK British Army Acting Sergeant, Mercian Regiment (Worcesters and Foresters) 9/21/2009, Helmand, Afghanistan Acting Sergeant Michael Lockett, from Monifieth in Angus, joined 1st Battalion The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment (1 WFR) in Tidworth in 1996. The WFR became 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Worcesters and Foresters) in 2007. Acting Sergeant […]

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Scott Hardy

Chelmsford, England, UK British Army Lance Corporal, 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment (HCRBG) 3/16/2010, Helmand, Afghanistan Lance Corporal Scott Hardy, aged 26, was born and raised in Chelmsford. A bricklayer before joining the Army, he excelled at the Infantry Training Centre, Catterick. He passed out of training in May 2007 and deployed to Afghanistan […]

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Taran Cheeseman

Sutton-in-Ashfield Notts, England, UK British Army Lance Corporal, 4th Battalion, The Rifles 6/7/2009, Birmingham, England Taran was born in Kings Mill Hospital Sutton-in-Ashfield Notts on Friday June 19-1987, weighing in at 6lb 13ozs. He showed from a very early age he would get on well in life, he was walking at 9 months old and […]

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