Terry Webster

Chester, England, UK Army, Corporal, 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire) B (Malta) Company 6/4/2010, Helmand, Afghanistan Terry was born in Chester on the 5th of March 24 years ago. He was a joy to us from day one. Terry was my firstborn and as a single parent he immediately stole a special place in […]

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Paul Muirhead

Bearley, Warwickshire, England, UK Army, Lance Corporal, 1st BN Royal Irish Regiment 9/6/2006, Musa Qaleh, Afghanistan Lance Corporal Paul Muirhead, from Bearley, Warwickshire, was single and 29 years of age.He died from wounds sustained during a Taleban attack on his base at Musa Quala in Helmand Province on Friday 1 September 2006. Since the attack, […]

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Nic Webster-Smith

Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire, England, UK Army, Corporal, Royal Military Police 11/3/2009, Nad e-Ali district, Afghanistan Corporal Nicholas Webster-Smith, known as ‘Nic’ or ‘W-S’ to his family, friends and colleagues was born on 2 May 1985 in Glangwili Hospital, West Wales. He attended Llangunnor Primary School and Queen Elizabeth Cambria Secondary School in Carmarthen before moving to […]

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Neil D Dunstan

Bournemouth, England, UK Royal Marine, Marine, UK Landing Force Command Support Group 11/12/2008, Garmsir District, Afghanistan Marine Neil Dunstan, aged 32, successfully completed Royal Marine Commando training with 854 Troop in 2003 at the age of 27 – quite an achievement in itself! He joined J Company 42 Commando in Plymouth and, in recognition of […]

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Neal Turkington

Craigavon, Northern Ireland, UK Army, Lieutenant, 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles 7/13/2010, Nahr-e Saraj, Afghanistan He was serving as part of Combined Force Nahr-e Saraj (South)and was killed in a suspected premeditated attack by a member of the Afghan National Army. Lieutenant Neal Turkington was born in Craigavon in Northern Ireland and was soon […]

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Matthew Bacon

London area, England, UK Army, Major, Intelligence Corps 9/11/2005, Basra, Basra A message from “Biffa” to all the girls:  “Hello treacle!” He never called his mother treacle and we didn’t know that his nickname was Biffa but then parents don’t know everything. As a small boy he was never happier than when he was outside […]

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Marc Birch

Kingsthorpe,  Northamptonshire, England, UK Royal Marine, Corporal, 6 Troop,  X-Ray Company 12/12/2008, Sangin, Afghanistan Corporal Marc Birch, known as ‘Birchy’, was born in Northampton on 23 March 1982. After completing Royal Marines Commando Recruit Training in March 2000, he joined 42 Commando Royal Marines. He served at 42 Commando Royal Marines for seven years. During […]

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Liam Elms

Wigan (Greater Manchester), England, UK Royal Marine, Corporal, Zulu Company,  45 Commando Royal Marines 12/31/2008, Sangin, Afghanistan Corporal Liam Elms, or ‘Elmsy’ as he was known, was born on 28 October 1982 in Wigan. He joined the Royal Marines on 7 May 2001. After completing training at the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines (CTCRM) at […]

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Jonathan Burgess

Swansea, South Wales, UK Army, Fusilier, 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh (Royal Welch Fusiliers) 4/7/2010, Nad e-Ali district Showal, Afghanistan Fusilier Burgess, of 3 Platoon, A Company, 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh, died as a result of gunshot wounds following a small arms engagement in the Nad ‘Ali area of Helmand province. At the time […]

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James S Brown

Farnborough, Hampshire, England, UK Army, Rifleman, 3rd Battalion,  The Rifles 12/15/2009, Sangin, Afghanistan Rifleman James Stephen Brown was born in Farnborough Hospital, Orpington, Kent, on 9 January 1991. He joined the Army in 2009, completing initial training at the Infantry Training Centre Catterick before passing out to join 3rd Battalion The Rifles in October 2009. […]

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