Territorial Army Killed in Action

April 20, 2011

Total = 21
Afghanistan = 17
Iraq = 4

15,000 Territorial Army soldiers have deployed on operations since 2003. Since the end of WWII 338 have been killed on duty the Chief of the General Staff said:

“It is difficult to imagine how the Regular Army could meet its present commitments without the combat capability and professional support provided by Territorial soldiers”.

 

For a full list of Regular & Reserve losses see this BBC website

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WO2 Perran Thomas

July 01, 2012

1st July 2012
Afghanistan
Territorial Army

WO2 Perran Thomas
37 Signal Regiment

Pez was killed alongside two others by an Afghan Policeman when leaving a checkpoint at Kamparack Pul in Nahr-e-Saraj, southern Afghanistan

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Pte Matthew Thornton

November 09, 2011

9th November 2011
Afghanistan
Territorial Army
Pte Matthew Thornton
4th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment
Matthew was killed by an IED while patrolling to the north of Checkpoint Loy Mandeh

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Pte Conrad Lewis

February 09, 2011

9th February 2011
Afghanistan
Territorial Army
Pte Conrad Lewis
4th Battalion The Parachute Regiment
Conrad was killed by small arms fire in the Nad Ali district in Helmand.

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Sapper William Blanchard

October 30, 2010

30th October 2010
Afganistan
Territorial Army
Sapper William Blanchard
101 (City of London) Engineer Regiment
William was shot while trying to destroy an explosive device.

 

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Marine Jonathan Crooke

July 16, 2010

2010 16th July
Afghanistan
Territorial Army
Marine Jonathan Crooke, 26
40 Commando Royal Marines
Jonathan was killed in an explosion while on foot patrol in the Sangin District of Helmand province.

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Rifleman Mark Marshall

February 14, 2010

2010 14th February
Afghanistan
Territorial Army

Rifleman Mark Marshall, 29
6th Battalion The Rifles
Mark was killed by a roadside bomb north-east of Sangin.
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Rifleman Andrew Fentiman

November 15, 2009

2009 15th November

Afghanistan
Territorial Army
Rifleman Andrew Fentiman, 23
7 Battalion The Rifles
Andrew was killed after being shot on foot patrol near Sangin in central Helmand province.

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Cpl Steven Boote

November 03, 2009

Afganistan
Territorial Army
Cpl, Steven Boote, 22
116 Provost Company, Royal Military Police
Steven was killed at an ANP checkpoint in the NAD e-Ali district of Helmand province by a rogue Afgan policeman

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Sergeant Chris Reed

January 01, 2009

2009 1st January
Afghanistan
Sergeant Chris Reed, 25
6 Battalion The Rifles
Chris was killed by an improvised explosive device whilst conducting a vehicle patrol alongside the ANA in the desert of Helmand.

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