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inmemoriam

We mark the passing on the next page of those who have served this country. Contributions from comrades and relatives welcome.

We mark the passing of those who have served this nation. Contributions from comrades and families welcome.

We mark the passing of those who served this country. Contributions from comrades and families welcome.

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Latest from icasualties.org

  • KP- 41 militants killed, wounded in Paktika and Ghazni provinces: 203 Thunder Corps
    The Afghan Military in the Southeast claims at least 41 militants have been killed or wounded during the operations in Paktika and Ghazni provinces. The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said at least 15 militants were killed and 11 others were wounded during clashes with the security forces in Geru district of Ghazni.
  • KP- Taliban launch deadly attacks on security posts in Farah province
    The Taliban militants launched deadly attacks on a number of security posts in western Farah province of Afghanistan, leaving several security personnel dead. Provincial governor’s spokesman Mohammad Nasir Mehri confirmed the incident and said the militants launched attacks on security posts in Bala Bolik and Posht Rod districts.

British military casualties - Editorial policy

In the service of our country.

Eulogies for all personnel killed on UK operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere are posted as soon as they have been released by the UK Ministry of Defence. Each eulogy we publish for men down in operations brings a lump to the throat. We are losing the best of the best. Politicians must ensure that, when the newspaper cuttings have faded, their sacrifice has had some meaning, has helped bring about a good result. Anything else would be a waste for which they will be eternally condemned.

There is invariably at least a 24 hour gap between the official release of news of an event and the naming of the dead. This is to allow families to be informed and proper eulogoies to be produced. Occasionally families request no euologies or comment. We abide by guidance we receive on such sensitive matters. We regret that information on those who sacrifice almost as much through grave injury is seldom released by the MoD for operational reasons, and so we are unable to pay tribute.

 

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