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inmemoriam

Marking on the next page the passing of those who have served this country. Contributions from colleagues and families welcome.

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

We mark the passing of those who have served this country in its armed forces. Contributions from comrades and families welcome, plus requests for inclusion

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Latest from icasualties.org

  • KP- 27 killed, 40 wounded in back to back explosions in Kabul
    Twins explosions rocked capital Kabul this afternoon with the preliminary reports suggesting scores of police cadets have lost their lives in the attack. An official in the Ministry of Interior has said at least 27 people were killed and 40 others were wounded in the back to back explosions in the vicinity of Company area.
  • KP- Taliban’s chief of suicide bombing missions arrested in Helmand
    A top Taliban leader who was leading the group’s suicide bombing missions was arrested in southern Helmand province before he manage to coordinate attacks during the Ramadan and Eid days. The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), said Mawlavi Nematullah was arrested together with his two colleagues from Lashkargah city by the intelligence operatives.
  • KP- 73 Taliban insurgents killed in Afghan, US forces airstrikes in Nuristan
    At least 73 Taliban insurgents were killed in the airstrikes conducted by the Afghan Air Force and US forces in Afghanistan in eastern Nuristan province of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the militants were targeted after launching a coordinated attack on security posts in Kamdish dist
  • Reuters- 27 killed in Afghan raid on cadets
    Two Taliban suicide bombers today killed at least 27 people and wounded around 40 in an attack on buses carrying newly graduated cadets on the western outskirts of Kabul, officials said. The attacks underline the threat to security in Afghanistan about a week ahead of a Nato summit in Warsaw.

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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