British military deaths in Iraq

The total number of UK troops killed in operations in Iraq has reached 179 after a soldier died from a gunshot wound in Basra on 12 February 2009.

Comprehensive details of British fatalities since the invasion of 20 March 2003 are in the table below.

BRITISH FATALITIES: The table can be re-ordered by clicking on any of the column headings
NAME RANK AGE BIRTHPLACE SERVED WITH INCIDENT PLACE DATE
Wrathall, Ryan
Ryan Wrathall
Pte 21 Surrey
Surbiton
Army
Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment
Under investigation: Shot
He died from a gunshot wound with 'no evidence to suggest that anyone else was involved'
Full story
Basra
Contingency Operating Base
12/02/09
Churcher, Lee
Lee Churcher
Cpl 32 Warwickshire
Nuneaton
Army
Royal Engineers, had been serving with Headquarters 20th Armoured Brigade
Shot himself
Gunshot wound with 'no evidence to suggest that anyone else was involved'
Full story
Basra
Contingency Operating Base
11/12/08
Wilson, David
David Wilson
L/Cpl 27 Yorkshire
Huddersfield
Army
9 Regiment, Army Air Corps
Under investigation: Shot
Gunshot wound with 'no evidence at this stage that anyone else was involved'
Full story
Southern Iraq 04/12/08
Brown, Nicholas
Nicholas Brown
Colour Sgt 34 Army
The Parachute Regiment, serving with the SAS
Hostile
Died of gunshot wounds sustained during a firefight.
Full story
26/03/08
Barwood, Duane
Duane Barwood
Sgt 41 Oxfordshire
Carterton
RAF
903 Expeditionary Air Wing
Hostile: Rocket attack
Killed after an attack on his base
Full story
Basra 29/02/08
Ferguson, Stephen
Stephen Ferguson
Guardsman 31 Lanarkshire Army
The Scots Guards, 1st Battalion
Accident: Road traffic
While on patrol on 12 December, his vehicle slid into a canal. He later died of his injuries at Selly Oak Hospital, in the UK.
Full story
Basra 13/12/07
Battersby, John
John Battersby
Sgt 31 Lancashire
Lancashire
Army
Queen's Lancashire Regiment, serving with the SAS
Accident: Air crash
Two military personnel died when their Puma helicopter crashed near Baghdad.
Full story
Salman Pak 20/11/07
Fitzsimmons, Lee
Lee Fitzsimmons
Cpl 26 Peterborough Army
Special Air Service
Accident: Air crash
Two military personnel died when their Puma helicopter crashed near Baghdad.
Full story
Salman Pak 20/11/07
Holmes, Sarah
Sarah Holmes
L/Cpl 26 Oxfordshire
Wantage
Army
Royal Logistic Corps, 29 Postal Courier and Movement Regiment
Accident: Road traffic
Injured in a road traffic accident, she was taken back to the UK, but later died from her injuries.
Full story
Qatar
Al Udeid airfield
14/10/07
Stansfield, Mark
Mark Stansfield
Sgt 32 Oxfordshire Army
Royal Logistic Corps, 32 Close Support Squadron, UK Logistic Battalion
Accident: Road traffic
Injured in a forklift truck accident, he was flown to Selly Oak hospital in Birmingham, where he died with his family at his side
Full story
Basra
Basra Air Station
21/09/07
Collins, Eddie
Eddie Collins
Sgt Not known Army
Parachute Regiment
Hostile
Killed during operation 'in support of ongoing coalition activity'. Reports said he was an SAS member
Full story
Not known 05/09/07
Redpath, Kirk
Kirk Redpath
L/Cpl 22 Romford
London
Army
Irish Guards, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of two UK personnel killed in attack on Snatch Land Rover, during operation. Two others seriously wounded
Full story
Basra
North of Rumaylah oilfields
09/08/07
Casey, Chris
Chris Casey
Lance Sergeant 27 London Army
Irish Guards, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of two UK personnel killed in attack on Snatch Land Rover, during operation. Two others seriously wounded
Full story
Basra
North of Rumaylah oilfields
09/08/07
Beard, Martin
Martin Beard
Leading Aircraftman 20 Notts
Mansfield
RAF
RAF Regiment, 1 Squadron
Hostile: Shot
Foot patrol to deter mortar and rocket attacks came under fire
Full story
Basra
al-Waki district
07/08/07
Barber, Craig
Craig Barber
Pte 20 Glamorgan
Ogmore Vale
Army
The Royal Welsh, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Driving Warrior armoured vehicle in mission to counter rocket and mortar attacks, when killed
Full story
Basra
al-Fursi district
06/08/07
Edwards, Steve
Steve Edwards
Cpl 35 Birmingham
Sutton Coldfield
Army
2nd Royal Tank Regiment, Badger Squadron
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Checking safety of soldiers in Warrior armoured vehicle when it came under attack
Full story
Basra
Mustashfa district
31/07/07
Flowers, Timothy
Timothy Flowers
L/Cpl 25 Londonderry Army
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, attached to 2nd Royal Tank Regiment - Irish Guards Battle Group
Hostile: Rocket or mortar attack
Working on a vehicle when base came under attack and hit by shrapnel
Full story
Basra
Basra Palace base
21/07/07
McFerran, Peter
Peter McFerran
Senior Aircraftman 24 Flintshire
Connah's Quay
RAF
RAF Regiment, 1 Squadron
Hostile: Rocket attack
One of three soldiers killed during a break when base came under attack
Full story
Basra
Contingency Operating Base
19/07/07
Dunsmore, Christopher
Christopher Dunsmore
Senior Aircraftman 29 Leicester RAF
Royal Auxiliary Air Force Regiment, 504 Squadron
Hostile: Rocket attack
One of three soldiers killed during a break when base came under attack
Full story
Basra
Contingency Operating Base
19/07/07
Caulwell, Matthew
Matthew Caulwell
Senior Aircraftman 22 Birmingham RAF
RAF Regiment, 1 Squadron
Hostile: Rocket attack
One of three soldiers killed during a break when base came under attack
Full story
Basra
Contingency Operating Base
19/07/07
Read, Christopher
Christopher Read
Cpl 22 Dorset
Poole
Army
Royal Military Police, 3rd Regiment, 158 Provost Company
Hostile: Shot
Died returning from a "major operation" to detain insurgents
Full story
Basra 07/07/07
Francis, Ryan
Ryan Francis
L/Cpl 23 Carms
Llanelli
Army
The Royal Welsh, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Killed during "a large scale operation" on his third tour of Iraq
Full story
Basra
Tuninah district
07/07/07
Vakabua, Edward
Edward Vakabua
Rifleman 23 Fiji
Suva
Army
The Rifles, 4th Battalion
Gunshot
Soldier Aaron Kendrick has been convicted by a court martial of the manslaughter of Rifleman Vakabua.
Full story
Basra
Basra Palace base
06/07/07
Joszko, Paul
Paul Joszko
Cpl 28 Rhondda
Mountain Ash
Army
The Royal Welsh, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of three soldiers killed when they left their Warrior armoured vehicle
Full story
Basra
al-Amtahiya district
28/06/07
Kennedy, Scott
Scott Kennedy
Pte 20 Dunfermline
Oakley
Army
The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of three soldiers killed when they left their Warrior armoured vehicle
Full story
Basra
al-Amtahiya district
28/06/07
Kerr, James
James Kerr
Pte 20 Fife
Cowdenbeath
Army
The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of three soldiers killed when they left their Warrior armoured vehicle
Full story
Basra
al-Amtahiya district
28/06/07
Rigby, John
John Rigby
Cpl 24 East Sussex
Rye
Army
The Rifles, 4th Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Injured on his 24th birthday, Cpl Rigby died with his twin brother at his side
Full story
Basra 22/06/07
Harding, Paul
Paul Harding
Maj 48 Hampshire
Winchester
Army
The Rifles, 4th Battalion
Hostile: Mortar attack
Killed while securing a route for a supply convoy
Full story
Basra
Provincial Joint Coordination Centre
20/06/07
Cartwright, James
James Cartwright
L/Cpl 21 London Army
2nd Royal Tank Regiment, Badger Squadron
Accident: Road traffic
Warrior armoured vehicle rolled off a bridge and landed in water
Full story
Basra
As Sarraji
16/06/07
Wilson, Rodney
Rodney Wilson
Cpl 30 Army
The Rifles, 4th Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Killed while rescuing wounded colleague
Full story
Basra
al-Atiyah
07/06/07
Brookes, Jeremy
Jeremy Brookes
Cpl 28 Birmingham Army
The Rifles, 4th Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Vehicle came under attack while escorting a re-supply convoy
Full story
Basra
al-Tuwaysa
21/05/07
Thompson, Kevin
Kevin Thompson
Pte 21 Lancashire
Lancaster
Army
Royal Logistic Corps, under command of 19 Combat Service Support Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Convoy hit by explosive device. Died in UK, after being flown back for treatment
Full story
Basra 06/05/07
Bateson, Nick
Nick Bateson
Maj 49 Kent
Chislehurst
Army
Royal Corps of Signals
Accident: Road traffic
Riding a bicycle when involved in accident with a coach
Full story
Basra
Basra Air Station
01/05/07
Donnachie, Paul
Paul Donnachie
Rifleman 18 Berkshire
Reading
Army
The Rifles, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Shot dead in opportunist attack, after dismounting from his vehicle
Full story
Basra
al-Ashar
29/04/07
Jones, Alan
Alan Jones
Kingsman 20 Liverpool Army
The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Providing top cover when platoon came under fire
Full story
Basra
al-Ashar
23/04/07
Leaning, Ben
Ben Leaning
Cpl 24 Lincs
Scunthorpe
Army
Queen's Royal Lancers, Battle Group
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Caught in explosion during routine patrol. Trooper Kristen Turton also killed
Full story
Maysan 19/04/07
Turton, Kristen
Kristen Turton
Trooper 27 Lincs
Grimsby
Army
Queen's Royal Lancers, Battle Group
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Caught in explosion during routine patrol. Cpl Ben Leaning also killed
Full story
Maysan 19/04/07
Powell, Mark
Mark Powell
Colour Sgt 37 Glamorgan
Porthcawl
Army
The Parachute Regiment
Accident: Air crash
Collision between two Puma helicopters. Coroner recommended safety improvements. Sgt Mark McLaren also died
Full story
Baghdad
near Taji
15/04/07
McLaren, Mark
Mark McLaren
Sgt 27 N'berland
Ashington
RAF
230 Squadron
Accident: Air crash
Collision between two Puma helicopters. Colour Sgt Mark Powell also died
Full story
Baghdad
near Taji
15/04/07
O'Neill, Kris
Kris O'Neill
Cpl 27 North Yorkshire
Catterick
Army
Royal Army Medical Corps
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of four soldiers killed in attack on Warrior armoured vehicle
Full story
Basra 05/04/07
Dlugosz, Eleanor
Eleanor Dlugosz
Pte 19 Hampshire
Southampton
Army
Royal Army Medical Corps
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of four soldiers killed in attack on Warrior armoured vehicle
Full story
Basra 05/04/07
Smith, Adam
Adam Smith
Kingsman 19 Liverpool Army
The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of four soldiers killed in attack on Warrior armoured vehicle
Full story
Basra 05/04/07
Yorke Dyer, Joanna
Joanna Yorke Dyer
2nd Lt 24 Somerset
Yeovil
Army
Intelligence Corps, attached to The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of four soldiers killed in attack on Warrior armoured vehicle
Full story
Basra 05/04/07
Lincoln, Aaron
Aaron Lincoln
Rifleman 18 County Durham
Durham
Army
The Rifles, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Patrol came under attack, close to Basra Palace
Full story
Basra
al-Ashar
02/04/07
Wilson, Danny
Danny Wilson
Kingsman 28 Cumbria
Workington
Army
The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Got out of vehicle to check for explosives ahead, then patrol came under fire
Full story
Basra
al-Ashar
01/04/07
Wysoczan, Johnathon
Johnathon Wysoczan
Pte 21 Staffs
Biddulph
Army
Staffordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion, B Company, 4 Platoon
Hostile: Shot
Patrol attacked while investigating possible mortar-firing point
Full story
Basra
South
04/03/07
Coffey, Daniel
Daniel Coffey
Rifleman 21 Devon
Exeter
Army
The Rifles, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Providing top cover when patrol came under fire
Full story
Basra
North
27/02/07
Simpson, Luke
Luke Simpson
Pte 21 East Yorkshire
Howden
Army
The Yorkshire Regiment, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Explosion during patrol in Snatch Land Rover, three other soldiers were injured
Full story
Basra
South of city
09/02/07
Bracho-Cooke, Jonathan Carlos
Jonathan Carlos Bracho-Cooke
2nd Lt 24 East Sussex
Hove
Army
The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Killed when Warrior patrol travelling to Basra Palace was attacked
Full story
Basra
As Sarraji
05/02/07
Tench, Michael
Michael Tench
Pte 18 County Durham
Sunderland
Army
The Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion, A Company
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Killed when Warrior armoured vehicle came under attack. Four other soldiers injured
Full story
Basra 21/01/07
Green, Alex
Alex Green
Kingsman 21 Cheshire
Warrington
Army
The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Injured as patrol returned from escorting a convoy
Full story
Basra
Hayy al-Muhandisn
13/01/07
Rees, Wayne
Wayne Rees
Sgt 36 Notts
Worksop
Army
Queen's Royal Lancers, attached to 19 Light Brigade
Accident: Road traffic
Killed in accident in Scimitar Armoured Fighting Vehicle
Full story
Maysan 07/01/07
Hesketh, Graham
Graham Hesketh
Sgt 35 Cheshire
Runcorn
Army
The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Injured during a routine patrol, Sgt Hesketh died while being evacuated
Full story
Basra 28/12/06
Hollingsworth, Jonathan
Jonathan Hollingsworth
Sgt Hull Army
The Parachute Regiment, 3rd Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Shot during 'search and detention' operation
Full story
Basra 24/11/06
Nowak, Ben
Ben Nowak
Cpl 27 Liverpool Royal Marines
45 Commando Group, attached to 539 Assault Squadron
Hostile: Bomb
One of four British service personnel killed in attack on patrol boat
Full story
Basra
Shatt al-Arab waterway
12/11/06
Hylton, Jason
Jason Hylton
Marine 33 Staffs
Burton-on-Trent
Royal Marines
539 Assault Squadron
Hostile: Bomb
One of four British service personnel killed in attack on patrol boat
Full story
Basra
Shatt al-Arab waterway
12/11/06
Hopkins, Lee
Lee Hopkins
Warrant Officer Class 2 35 Notts
Wellingborough
Army
Royal Corps of Signals
Hostile: Bomb
One of four British service personnel killed in attack on patrol boat
Full story
Basra
Shatt al-Arab waterway
12/11/06
Elliott, Sharron
Sharron Elliott
Staff Sgt 34 Suffolk
Ipswich
Army
Intelligence Corps
Hostile: Bomb
One of four British service personnel killed in attack on patrol boat
Full story
Basra
Shatt al-Arab waterway
12/11/06
Hancock, Jamie
Jamie Hancock
Kingsman 19 Greater Manchester
Wigan
Army
The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Shot while on sentry duty at a Coalition Forces' base
Full story
Basra
Old State Building
06/11/06
Tanswell, Tom
Tom Tanswell
Lt 27 London Army
Royal Artillery, 12th Regiment, 58 (Eyre's) Battery
Accident: Road traffic
Killed in a collision between a snatch Land Rover and civilian vehicle
Full story
Basra
Shaibah Logistics Base
27/10/06
Brady, Dennis
Dennis Brady
L/Cpl 37 Cumbria
Barrow-in-Furness
Army
Royal Army Medical Corps, attached to The Light Infantry, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Mortar attack
Killed by "indirect fire" attack on UK base
Full story
Basra
Shatt Al-Arab Hotel
01/10/06
Thornton, Lee
Lee Thornton
Gunner 22 Lancashire
Blackpool
Army
Royal Artillery, 12th Regiment, 58 (Eyre's) Battery
Hostile: Shot
Died two days after receiving a single gunshot wound on patrol
Full story
Basra
al-Qurna
07/09/06
Wright, Stephen
Stephen Wright
Gunner 20 Lancashire
Leyland
Army
Royal Artillery, 12th Regiment, 58 (Eyre's) Battery
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of two UK soldiers killed while patrolling in Land Rovers
Full story
Basra
Ad Dayr
04/09/06
Vanua, Samuela
Samuela Vanua
Gunner 27 Fiji
Suva
Army
Royal Artillery, 12th Regiment, 58 (Eyre's) Battery
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of two UK soldiers killed while patrolling in Land Rovers
Full story
Basra
Ad Dayr
04/09/06
Cornish, Matthew
Matthew Cornish
Cpl 29 Yorkshire Army
The Light Infantry, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Mortar attack
Killed when multi-national force base came under attack
Full story
Basra 01/08/06
Cosby, John
John Cosby
Cpl 27 Devon
Exeter
Army
The Devonshire and Dorset Light Infantry, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Killed in UK operation to "apprehend a key terrorist leader and accomplice"
Full story
Basra
North of
16/07/06
Mildinhall, Tom
Tom Mildinhall
Lt 26 London
Battersea
Army
1st Queen’s Dragoon Guards (The Welsh Cavalry)
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of two UK soldiers killed when explosion hit an armoured Snatch Land Rover patrol on a routine task
Full story
Basra
al-Jezaizah
28/05/06
Farrelly, Paul
Paul Farrelly
L/Cpl 27 Cheshire
Runcorn
Army
1st Queen’s Dragoon Guards (The Welsh Cavalry)
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of two UK soldiers killed when explosion hit an armoured Snatch Land Rover patrol on a routine task.
Full story
Basra
al-Jezaizah
28/05/06
Lewaicei, Joseva
Joseva Lewaicei
Pte 25 Fiji
Lautoka
Army
The Royal Anglian Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of two soldiers killed in a Snatch Land Rover during routine patrol
Full story
Basra 13/05/06
Morris, Adam
Adam Morris
Pte 19 Leics
Leicester
Army
The Royal Anglian Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of two soldiers killed in a Snatch Land Rover during routine patrol
Full story
Basra 13/05/06
Mulvihill, Sarah-Jayne
Sarah-Jayne Mulvihill
Flt Lt 32 Kent
Canterbury
RAF Hostile: Missile attack
One of five UK personnel killed when a Lynx helicopter was brought down by a surface-to-air missile
Full story
Basra 06/05/06
Dobson, David
David Dobson
Capt 27 Army
Army Air Corps, had been serving with 847 Naval Air Squadron
Hostile: Missile attack
One of five UK personnel killed when a Lynx helicopter was brought down by a surface-to-air missile
Full story
Basra 06/05/06
Chapman, Darren
Darren Chapman
Lt Cdr 40 Yeovilton Royal Navy
847 Naval Air Squadron, commanding officer
Hostile: Missile attack
One of five UK personnel killed when a Lynx helicopter was brought down by a surface-to-air missile
Full story
Basra 06/05/06
Collins, Paul
Paul Collins
Marine 21 Devon
Dawlish
Royal Marines
847 Naval Air Squadron
Hostile: Missile attack
One of five UK personnel killed when a Lynx helicopter was brought down by a surface-to-air missile
Full story
Basra 06/05/06
Coxen, John
John Coxen
Wing Cdr 46 Liverpool RAF Hostile: Missile attack
One of five UK personnel killed when a Lynx helicopter was brought down by a surface-to-air missile
Full story
Basra 06/05/06
Palmer, Richard
Richard Palmer
Lt 27 Herts
Ware
Army
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Killed when the Snatch Land Rover Lt Palmer was commanding was caught by explosion
Full story
Basra
Ad Dayr
15/04/06
Ellis, Lee
Lee Ellis
Pte 23 Manchester
Wythenshawe
Army
The Parachute Regiment, 2nd Battalion, attached to the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of two soldiers killed while on routine patrol
Full story
Maysan
al-Amarah
28/02/06
Holmes, Richard
Richard Holmes
Capt 28 Hampshire
Winchester
Army
The Parachute Regiment, 2nd Battalion, attached to the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of two soldiers killed while on routine patrol in Snatch Land Rovers
Full story
Maysan
al-Amarah
28/02/06
Smith, Carl
Carl Smith
Trooper 23 Northants
Kettering
Army
9th/12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's)
Accident: Road traffic
Killed in accident 11 days into tour of duty
Full story
Basra
Abu al-Khasib
02/02/06
Pritchard, Gordon
Gordon Pritchard
Cpl 31 Edinburgh Army
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
Hostile: Roadside bomb
The 100th UK soldier to die in Iraq. Killed when his Snatch Land Rover was hit by explosion
Full story
Basra
Umm Qasr
31/01/06
Douglas, Allan
Allan Douglas
L/Cpl 22 Aberdeen Army
7th Armoured Brigade, serving with the Highlanders, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Killed during routine patrol
Full story
Maysan
al-Amarah
30/01/06
Jones, John
John Jones
Sgt 31 Birmingham Army
Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Commander of a routine patrol when he was killed in a Snatch Land Rover
Full story
Basra 20/11/05
Hickey, Christian
Christian Hickey
Sgt 30 West Yorkshire
Bradford
Army
Coldstream Guards, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Injured by device while on foot, searching for a route for patrol
Full story
Basra 18/10/05
Masters, Ken
Ken Masters
Capt 40 Northern Ireland
Portadown
Army
Royal Military Police, 61 Section Special Investigation Branch (commanding officer)
Suicide
The senior military police investigator in Iraq was found dead in his accommodation
Full story
Basra
Waterloo Lines
15/10/05
Bacon, Matthew
Matthew Bacon
Maj 34 London Army
Intelligence Corps
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Killed when Snatch Land Rover he was in came under attack
Full story
Basra 11/09/05
Meade, Donal
Donal Meade
Fusilier 20 London
Plumstead
Army
Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of two soldiers providing top cover in convoy, who were killed by blast
Full story
Basra
Az Zubayr
05/09/05
Manning, Stephen
Stephen Manning
Fusilier 22 Kent
Erith
Army
Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
One of two soldiers providing top cover in convoy, who were killed by blast
Full story
Basra
Az Zubayr
05/09/05
Spicer, Leon
Leon Spicer
Pte 26 Staffs
Tamworth
Army
Staffordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion, C Company
Hostile: Roadside bomb
In patrol of three snatch Land Rovers attacked. Two other soldiers also died
Full story
Maysan
al-Amarah
16/07/05
Hewett, Phillip
Phillip Hewett
Pte 21 Staffs
Tamworth
Army
Staffordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion, C Company
Hostile: Roadside bomb
In patrol of three snatch Land Rovers attacked. Two other soldiers also died
Full story
Maysan
al-Amarah
16/07/05
Shearer, Richard
Richard Shearer
2nd Lt 26 Warks
Nuneaton
Army
Staffordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion, C Company
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Patrol commander in convoy of three snatch Land Rovers attacked. Two other soldiers also died
Full story
Maysan
al-Amarah
16/07/05
Didsbury, Paul
Paul Didsbury
Signaller 18 Lancashire
Blackpool
Army
Royal Corps of Signals, 21st Signal Regiment (Air Support)
Accident: Shot
Coroner recorded a narrative verdict. He is believed to have accidentally shot himself
Full story
Basra
Airport base
29/06/05
Brackenbury, Alan
Alan Brackenbury
L/Cpl 21 East Yorkshire
Goole
Army
The King's Royal Hussars, attached to A Squadron, 1 Staffords battlegroup
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Died when military convoy was hit by an explosion
Full story
Maysan
al-Amarah
29/05/05
Wakefield, Anthony
Anthony Wakefield
Guardsman 24 Newcastle Army
Coldstream Guards, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Injured during routine patrol in Snatch Land Rover
Full story
Maysan
al-Amarah
02/05/05
Dobson, Mark
Mark Dobson
Pte 41 County Durham
Darlington
Army
Tyne-Tees Regiment, B (Green Howards) Company
Suicide
The Territorial Army soldier was found dead in his accommodation
Full story
Basra
Airport base
28/03/05
Nicholson, Gary
Gary Nicholson
Master Engineer 42 Humberside
Hull
RAF
47 Squadron
Hostile: Ground-to-air fire
RAF Hercules plane brought down, killing 10 UK personnel in single biggest loss of life
Full story
Baghdad
North of
30/01/05
Pardoel, Paul
Paul Pardoel
Flt Lt 35 Australia
Melbourne
RAF
47 Squadron
Hostile: Ground-to-air fire
RAF Hercules plane brought down, killing 10 UK personnel in single biggest loss of life
Full story
Baghdad
North of
30/01/05
Smith, Andrew
Andrew Smith
Flt Lt 25 Lincs
Cleethorpes
RAF
47 Squadron
Hostile: Ground-to-air fire
RAF Hercules plane brought down, killing 10 UK personnel in single biggest loss of life
Full story
Baghdad
North of
30/01/05
Stead, David
David Stead
Flt Lt 35 West Yorkshire RAF
47 Squadron
Hostile: Ground-to-air fire
RAF Hercules plane brought down, killing 10 UK personnel in single biggest loss of life
Full story
Baghdad
North of
30/01/05
Marshall, Patrick
Patrick Marshall
Sqn Ldr 39 Lincs
Caythorpe
RAF
Headquarters Strike Command
Hostile: Ground-to-air fire
RAF Hercules plane brought down, killing 10 UK personnel in single biggest loss of life
Full story
Baghdad
North of
30/01/05
Jones, Steven
Steven Jones
L/Cpl 25 Hampshire
Fareham
Army
Royal Corps of Signals
Hostile: Ground-to-air fire
RAF Hercules plane brought down, killing 10 UK personnel in single biggest loss of life
Full story
Baghdad
North of
30/01/05
Williams, David
David Williams
Cpl 37 RAF
Engineering Wing
Hostile: Ground-to-air fire
RAF Hercules plane brought down, killing 10 UK personnel in single biggest loss of life
Full story
Baghdad
North of
30/01/05
O'Connor, Robert
Robert O'Connor
Sgt 38 RAF
Engineering Wing
Hostile: Ground-to-air fire
RAF Hercules plane brought down, killing 10 UK personnel in single biggest loss of life
Full story
Baghdad
North of
30/01/05
Gibson, Mark
Mark Gibson
Flt Sgt 34 Cardiff RAF
47 Squadron
Hostile: Ground-to-air fire
RAF Hercules plane brought down, killing 10 UK personnel in single biggest loss of life
Full story
Baghdad
North of
30/01/05
Brown, Richard
Richard Brown
Chief Technician 40 Devon
Brixham
RAF
Engineering Wing
Hostile: Ground-to-air fire
RAF Hercules plane brought down, killing 10 UK personnel in single biggest loss of life
Full story
Baghdad
North of
30/01/05
Connolly, Paul
Paul Connolly
Sgt 33 West Sussex
Crawley
Army
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, attached to Royal Engineers
Killed himself
Coroner found that Sgt Connolly took his own life
Full story
Basra
Shaibah Logistics Base
26/12/04
Tukutu- kuwaqa, Pita
Pita Tukutu- kuwaqa
Pte 27 Fiji Army
The Black Watch, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Warrior armoured vehicle attacked
Full story
Baghdad
Camp Dogwood
08/11/04
Lowe, Paul
Paul Lowe
Pte 19 Fife
Dunfermline
Army
The Black Watch, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Suicide bomb attack
Suicide car-bomb attack on a vehicle check-point
Full story
Anbar
near Falluja
04/11/04
McArdle, Scott
Scott McArdle
Pte 22 Fife
Glenrothes
Army
The Black Watch, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Suicide bomb attack
Suicide car-bomb attack on a vehicle check-point
Full story
Anbar
near Falluja
04/11/04
Gray, Stuart
Stuart Gray
Sgt 31 Fife
Dunfermline
Army
The Black Watch, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Suicide bomb attack
Suicide car-bomb attack on a vehicle check-point
Full story
Anbar
near Falluja
04/11/04
Rose, Denise
Denise Rose
Staff Sgt 34 Liverpool Army
Royal Military Police, Special Investigation Branch
Killed herself
Coroner's verdict was that Staff Sgt Rose killed herself, for reasons unknown.
Full story
Basra 31/10/04
McHale, Kevin
Kevin McHale
Pte 27 Fife
Lochgelly
Army
The Black Watch, 1st Battalion
Accident: Road traffic
Warrior armoured vehicle Pte McHale was driving overturned
Full story
Babil
North
29/10/04
Lawrence, David
David Lawrence
Gunner 25 West Midlands
Walsall
Army
Royal Horse Artillery, 1st Regiment
Hostile: Ambush
Snatch Land Rover badly damaged and, as troops tried to reach casualties, they came under fire
Full story
Basra 28/09/04
Taylor, Marc
Marc Taylor
Cpl 27 Cheshire
Ellesmere Port
Army
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, attached to Royal Horse Artillery, 1st Regiment
Hostile: Ambush
Snatch Land Rover badly damaged and, as troops tried to reach casualties, they came under fire
Full story
Basra 28/09/04
Jones, Stephen
Stephen Jones
Fusilier 22 Den'shire
Denbeigh
Army
The Royal Welch Fusiliers, 1st Battalion, A Company
Accident: Road traffic
Suffered head injuries in accident
Full story
Maysan
al-Amarah
10/09/04
Thomas, Paul
Paul Thomas
L/Cpl 29 Powys
Welshpool
Army
The Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion, attached to Cheshire Regiment, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Suffered gunshot wound when patrol came under attack
Full story
Basra 17/08/04
Ferns, Marc
Marc Ferns
Pte 21 Fife
Glenrothes
Army
The Black Watch, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Died after an improvised bomb attack as he and colleagues were on patrol in Basra
Full story
Basra 12/08/04
O'Callaghan, Lee
Lee O'Callaghan
Pte 20 London
Walworth
Army
Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Ambush
Killed during an attack by insurgents
Full story
Basra 09/08/04
Rayment, Christopher
Christopher Rayment
Pte 22 London Army
Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment, 1st Battalion
Accident: Road traffic
MoD said Pte Rayment's death was due to a tragic accident
Full story
Maysan
al-Amarah
04/08/04
Gover, Kristian
Kristian Gover
Flt Lt 30 RAF
33 Squadron
Accident: Air crash
Died in the wreckage of a Puma helicopter, following an accident
Full story
Basra
International Airport
19/07/04
Gentle, Gordon
Gordon Gentle
Fusilier 19 Glasgow
Pollok
Army
Royal Highland Fusiliers, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Roadside bomb
Killed when his Land Rover was caught in an explosion during a patrol in Basra
Full story
Basra 28/06/04
Ivell, Richard
Richard Ivell
Cpl 29 South Yorkshire
Near Doncaster
Army
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, attached to Royal Logistic Corps, 2 Close Support Regiment
Accident: Road traffic
Died in a road accident at the logistics base. There was no hostile action, the MoD said
Full story
Basra
Shaibah Logistics Base
12/02/04
Thomson, Robert
Robert Thomson
Sapper 22 West Lothian
Bathgate
Army
Royal Engineers, 35 Engineer Regiment
Accident: Engineering
Army officials described his death as 'a tragic accident'
Full story
Basra
Basra palace
31/01/04
Windsor, Vincent
Vincent Windsor
Rifleman 23 Oxfordshire Army
Royal Green Jackets, 2nd Battalion, attached to The Light Infantry, 1st Battalion
Accident: Road traffic
Killed when his vehicle crashed in southern Iraq
Full story
Maysan
al-Amarah
21/01/04
Craw, Andrew
Andrew Craw
L/Cpl 21 Clacks
Tullibody, Alloa
Army
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 1st Battalion
Accident: Shot
Died while trying to unblock his machine gun. Coroner criticised "cavalier" safety rules
Full story
Basra
Training range
07/01/04
Stenner, James
James Stenner
Maj 30 Mon'shire Army
Welsh Guards, serving with the SAS
Accident: Road traffic
In vehicle believed to have struck a concrete barrier forming part of a security chicane. Sgt Norman Patterson also killed
Full story
Baghdad 01/01/04
Patterson, Norman
Norman Patterson
Sgt 28 Staffs Army
Cheshire Regiment, serving with the SAS
Accident: Road traffic
In vehicle believed to have struck a concrete barrier forming part of a security chicane. Maj James Stenner also killed
Full story
Baghdad 01/01/04
Thomas, Ryan
Ryan Thomas
Pte 18 Glamorgan
Resolven, near Neath
Army
Royal Regiment of Wales, 1st Battalion
Accident: Road traffic
On duty in Basra when he was involved in the accident
Full story
Basra 06/11/03
Plank, Ian
Ian Plank
Cpl 31 Dorset
Poole
Royal Marines
Royal Marines
Hostile: Enemy fire
The incident happened during "coalition operations", the MoD said.
Full story
Iraq 31/10/03
Nightingale, John
John Nightingale
Sgt 32 West Yorkshire
Leeds
Army
Royal Logistic Corps, 217 Transport Squadron (Territorial Army)
Accident: Shot
Died in a 'tragic incident' that did not involve enemy fire, the MoD said
Full story
Basra
Shaibah
23/09/03
Beeston, Russell
Russell Beeston
Fusilier 26 Glasgow
Govan
Army
52nd Lowland Regiment, (Territorial Army)
Hostile: Ambush
Killed when a crowd surrounded his patrol vehicle and opened fire with guns and rocket-propelled grenades
Full story
Maysan
Ali As Sharqi
27/08/03
Titchener, Matthew
Matthew Titchener
Maj 32 Merseyside
Southport
Army
Royal Military Police, 150 Provost Company (commanding officer)
Hostile: Ambush
One of three men killed when a group of men in a truck drew up alongside their vehicle and opened fire
Full story
Basra
Central Basra
23/08/03
Wall, Colin
Colin Wall
Warrant Officer Class 2 34 County Durham
Crawleyside
Army
Royal Military Police, 150 Provost Company
Hostile: Ambush
One of three men killed when a group of men in a truck drew up alongside their vehicle and opened fire
Full story
Basra
Central Basra
23/08/03
Pritchard, Dewi
Dewi Pritchard
Cpl 35 Glamorgan
Bridgend
Army
Royal Military Police, 116 Provost Company, (Territorial Army)
Hostile: Ambush
One of three men killed when a group of men in a truck drew up alongside their vehicle and opened fire
Full story
Basra
Central Basra
23/08/03
Jones, David
David Jones
Cpt 29 Lincs
Louth
Army
Queen's Lancashire Regiment, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Bomb
Killed during a bomb attack on a military ambulance that was delivering humanitarian aid
Full story
Basra 14/08/03
Smith, Jason
Jason Smith
Pte 32 Rox'shire
Hawick
Army
52nd Lowland Regiment (TA), attached to King's Own Scottish Borderers, 1st Battalion
Natural causes: Heat exhaustion
A coroner said he died after his body temperature soared to 41.1C (106F)
Full story
Maysan
al-Amarah
13/08/03
Linton, James
James Linton
Cpt 43 Wiltshire
Warminster
Army
Royal Artillery, 40 Field Regiment
Natural causes
Died after a training run at a military base
Full story
Basra
Az Zubayr
18/07/03
Hamilton- Jewell, Simon
Simon Hamilton- Jewell
Sgt 41 Surrey
Chessington
Army
Royal Military Police, 156 Provost Company
Hostile: Ambush
One of six Royal Military Police set upon by hundreds of armed Iraqis in a police station. An inquest recorded a verdict of unlawful killing
Full story
Maysan
al-Majar al-Kabir
24/06/03
Aston, Russell
Russell Aston
Cpl 30 Derbyshire
Swadlincote
Army
Royal Military Police, 156 Provost Company
Hostile: Ambush
One of six Royal Military Police set upon by hundreds of armed Iraqis in a police station. An inquest recorded a verdict of unlawful killing
Full story
Maysan
al-Majar al-Kabir
24/06/03
Long, Paul
Paul Long
Cpl 24 Essex
Colchester
Army
Royal Military Police, 156 Provost Company
Hostile: Ambush
One of six Royal Military Police set upon by hundreds of armed Iraqis in a police station. An inquest recorded a verdict of unlawful killing
Full story
Maysan
al-Majar al-Kabir
24/06/03
Miller, Simon
Simon Miller
Cpl 21 Tyne and Wear
Washington
Army
Royal Military Police, 156 Provost Company
Hostile: Ambush
One of six Royal Military Police set upon by hundreds of armed Iraqis in a police station. An inquest recorded a verdict of unlawful killing
Full story
Maysan
al-Majar al-Kabir
24/06/03
Hyde, Benjamin
Benjamin Hyde
L/Cpl 23 North Yorkshire
Northallerton
Army
Royal Military Police, 156 Provost Company
Hostile: Ambush
One of six Royal Military Police set upon by hundreds of armed Iraqis in a police station. An inquest recorded a verdict of unlawful killing
Full story
Maysan
al-Majar al-Kabir
24/06/03
Keys, Thomas
Thomas Keys
L/Cpl 20 Llanuwchllyn Army
Royal Military Police, 156 Provost Company
Hostile: Ambush
One of six Royal Military Police set upon by hundreds of armed Iraqis in a police station. An inquest recorded a verdict of unlawful killing
Full story
Maysan
al-Majar al-Kabir
24/06/03
Harvey, Leonard
Leonard Harvey
Civilian 55 Defence Fire Service Natural causes
Fell ill and airlifted to hospital in UK
Full story
Gulf 22/05/03
Shepherd, David
David Shepherd
Corporal 34 Creetown RAF
RAF Police
Natural causes
Full story
Kuwait 19/05/03
Pritchard, Duncan
Duncan Pritchard
Gunner 22 RAF
RAF Regiment, 16 Squadron
Accident: Road traffic
Fell from the back of a Land Rover when it hit a ridge. Died in UK a month later from head injuries
Full story
Kuwait 08/05/03
Kelly, Andrew
Andrew Kelly
Pte 18 Devon
Tavistock
Army
The Parachute Regiment, 3rd Battalion
Accident: Shot
Shot in an accident at barracks near Basra
Full story
Basra 06/05/03
McCue, James
James McCue
L/Cpl 27 Ren'shire
Paisley
Army
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, 7 Air Assault Battalion
Open verdict: Explosion
Writing a letter home when shell landed nearby. Bled to death from shrapnel wounds. Recording an open verdict the coroner said L/Cpl McCue was "in the wrong place at the wrong time"
Full story
Maysan
al-Amarah
30/04/03
Tweedie, Alexander
Alexander Tweedie
Lt 25 Scottish Borders
Hawick
Army
Household Cavalry, The Blues and Royals, D Squadron
Accident: Road traffic
Died three weeks after the vehicle in which he was travelling overturned in a canal
Full story
South-east Iraq 22/04/03
Muzvuru, Christopher
Christopher Muzvuru
Piper 21 Zimbabwe
Gweru
Army
Irish Guards, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Killed by sniper fire during fighting
Full story
Basra 06/04/03
Malone, Ian
Ian Malone
L/Cpl 28 Republic of Ireland
Dublin
Army
Irish Guards, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Shot
Killed by sniper fire during fighting
Full story
Basra 06/04/03
Turrington, Kelan
Kelan Turrington
Fusilier 18 Cambs
Haslingfield
Army
Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
Hostile
Killed while travelling in a Warrior armoured personnel carrier, as British forces made a final push into Basra
Full story
Basra 06/04/03
Shearer, Karl
Karl Shearer
L/Cpl 24 Army
Household Cavalry, The Blues and Royals, D Squadron
Accident: Road traffic
Drowned when the vehicle he was in overturned in a canal after sliding down a bank. Coroner recorded verdict of accidental death
Full story
South-east Iraq 01/04/03
Muir, Chris
Chris Muir
Staff Sgt 32 Hampshire
Romsey
Army
Royal Logistic Corps, Army School of Ammunition
Accident: Explosion
Killed during an explosive ordnance disposal operation
Full story
Southern Iraq 31/03/03
Brierley, Shaun
Shaun Brierley
L/Cpl 28 West Yorkshire
Batley
Army
Royal Corps of Signals, 212 Signal Squadron
Accident: Road traffic
Died from head injuries after his Land Rover was involved in a road accident
Full story
Kuwait 30/03/03
Maddison, Christopher
Christopher Maddison
Marine 24 North Yorkshire
Scarborough
Royal Marines
9 Assault Squadron
"Friendly fire": Missile attack
Died of shrapnel wounds after a missile was fired at a river patrol boat. An internal inquiry found he was killed by his own side after a series of operational errors
Full story
Al Faw peninsular - Basra area 30/03/03
Ballard, Steve
Steve Ballard
Maj 33 Wiltshire
Swindon
Royal Marines
3 Commando Brigade
Natural causes Not known 30/03/03
Hull, Matty
Matty Hull
L/Cpl of Horse 25 Wiltshire
East Knoyle
Army
Household Cavalry Regiment, The Blues and Royals
"Friendly fire": Air attack
A US pilot fired on convoy, and L/Cpl Hull died from multiple injuries after being trapped in his burning Scimitar vehicle. Death ruled unlawful by coroner
Full story
Basra 28/03/03
Allbutt, Stephen
Stephen Allbutt
Cpl 35 Staffs
Stoke-on-Trent
Army
Queen's Royal Lancers
"Friendly fire": Shell attack
Died when his Challenger II tank was fired on by another British tank during fighting. Army inquiry found a communications breakdown was to blame
Full story
Basra 25/03/03
Clarke, David
David Clarke
Trooper 19 Staffs
Littleworth
Army
Queen's Royal Lancers, C Squadron
"Friendly fire": Shell attack
Died when his Challenger II tank was fired on by another British tank during fighting. Army inquiry found a communications breakdown was to blame
Full story
Basra 25/03/03
Roberts, Steven
Steven Roberts
Sgt 33 West Yorkshire
Shipley
Army
2nd Royal Tank Regiment
"Friendly fire": Shot
Accidentally shot dead when UK troops opened fire on Iraqis during a riot in Az Zubayr. Recording a narrative verdict the coroner blamed his death on an 'unforgivable' delay in providing body armour to troops
Full story
Basra
Az Zubayr
24/03/03
Stephen, Barry
Barry Stephen
L/Cpl 31 Perthshire
Scone
Army
The Black Watch, 1st Battalion
Hostile: Grenade attack
Braved a hail of bullets to reach a machine gun in a bid to save his comrades pinned down in their armoured vehicle
Full story
Basra
Az Zubayr
24/03/03
Main, Kevin
Kevin Main
Flt Lt 35 Staffs
Burton-on-Trent
RAF
9 Squadron, RAF Marham
"Friendly fire": Missile attack
Tornado plane was downed by a US Patriot missile
Full story
Near Kuwaiti border 23/03/03
Williams, David
David Williams
Flt Lt 37 Powys
Crickhowell
RAF
9 Squadron, RAF Marham
"Friendly fire": Missile attack
Tornado plane was downed by a US Patriot missile
Full story
Near Kuwaiti border 23/03/03
Cullingworth, Simon
Simon Cullingworth
Staff Sgt 36 Essex Army
Royal Engineers, 33 Engineer Regiment (Explosive Ordnance Disposal)
Hostile: Ambush
Coroner ruled that he was unlawfully killed by Iraqi military intelligence during the invasion
Full story
Basra 23/03/03
Allsopp, Luke
Luke Allsopp
Sapper 24 London Army
Royal Engineers, 33 Engineer Regiment (Explosive Ordnance Disposal)
Hostile: Ambush
Coroner ruled that he was unlawfully killed by Iraqi military intelligence during the invasion
Full story
Basra 23/03/03
Green, Philip
Philip Green
Lt 30 Lincs
Caythorpe
Royal Navy
849 Squadron
Accident: Air crash
One of six UK personnel killed when two Royal Navy Sea King helicopters collided
Full story
Gulf 22/03/03
King, Antony
Antony King
Lt 35 Cornwall
Helston
Royal Navy
849 Squadron
Accident: Air crash
One of six UK personnel killed when two Royal Navy Sea King helicopters collided
Full story
Gulf 22/03/03
Lawrence, Marc
Marc Lawrence
Lt 26 Kent
Westgate
Royal Navy
849 Squadron
Accident: Air crash
One of six UK personnel killed when two Royal Navy Sea King helicopters collided
Full story
Gulf 22/03/03
West, Philip
Philip West
Lt 32 Cornwall
Budock Water
Royal Navy
849 Squadron
Accident: Air crash
One of six UK personnel killed when two Royal Navy Sea King helicopters collided
Full story
Gulf 22/03/03
Williams, James
James Williams
Lt 28 Hampshire
Winchester
Royal Navy
849 Squadron
Accident: Air crash
One of six UK personnel killed when two Royal Navy Sea King helicopters collided
Full story
Gulf 22/03/03
Wilson, Andrew
Andrew Wilson
Lt 36 Devon
Exeter
Royal Navy
849 Squadron
Accident: Air crash
One of six UK personnel killed when two Royal Navy Sea King helicopters collided
Full story
Gulf 22/03/03
Hedenskog, Sholto
Sholto Hedenskog
Marine 26 South Africa
Cape Town
Royal Marines Accident: Air crash
One of eight UK personnel killed when US Sea Knight helicopter crashed. A UK inquest found the crash was caused by a mechanical failure
Full story
Kuwait
Several miles south of Iraqi border
21/03/03
Hehir, Les
Les Hehir
Sgt 34 Dorset
Poole
Army
Royal Artillery, 29 Commando Regiment
Accident: Air crash
One of eight UK personnel killed when US Sea Knight helicopter crashed. A UK inquest found the crash was caused by a mechanical failure
Full story
Kuwait
Several miles south of Iraqi border
21/03/03
Seymour, Ian
Ian Seymour
Operator mechanic 29 Dorset
Poole
Royal Navy
Royal Artillery, 148 Commando Battery
Accident: Air crash
One of eight UK personnel killed when US Sea Knight helicopter crashed. A UK inquest found the crash was caused by a mechanical failure
Full story
Kuwait
Several miles south of Iraqi border
21/03/03
Stratford, Mark
Mark Stratford
Warrant Officer Class 2 39 Devon
Plymouth
Royal Marines Accident: Air crash
One of eight UK personnel killed when US Sea Knight helicopter crashed. A UK inquest found the crash was caused by a mechanical failure
Full story
Kuwait
Several miles south of Iraqi border
21/03/03
Ward, Jason
Jason Ward
Maj 34 Devon
Torquay
Royal Marines
UK Landing Force Command Support Group
Accident: Air crash
One of eight UK personnel killed when US Sea Knight helicopter crashed. A UK inquest found the crash was caused by a mechanical failure
Full story
Kuwait
Several miles south of Iraqi border
21/03/03
Cecil, John
John Cecil
Colour Sgt 35 Devon
Plymouth
Royal Marines
UK Landing Force Command Support Group
Accident: Air crash
One of eight UK personnel killed when US Sea Knight helicopter crashed. A UK inquest found the crash was caused by a mechanical failure
Full story
Kuwait
Several miles south of Iraqi border
21/03/03
Evans, Llywelyn
Llywelyn Evans
Lance Bombardier 24 Conwy
Llandudno
Army
Royal Artillery, 29 Commando Regiment
Accident: Air crash
One of eight UK personnel killed when US Sea Knight helicopter crashed. A UK inquest found the crash was caused by a mechanical failure
Full story
Kuwait
Several miles south of Iraqi border
21/03/03
Guy, Philip
Philip Guy
Capt 29 North Yorkshire
Skipton
Royal Marines Accident: Air crash
One of eight UK personnel killed when US Sea Knight helicopter crashed. A UK inquest found the crash was caused by a mechanical failure
Full story
Kuwait
Several miles south of Iraqi border
21/03/03


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