Captain Dan Shepherd 11 EODR KIA AFGN 200709

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  1. Sorry to announce again just of the Beeb, RIP.

    Soldier from Joint Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group killed in Afghanistan. Next of kin told
  2. Is there a link??? I can't find it on the news sites. Worried...
  3. Not yet, just on the news the BBC news site has a rolling script across the top, sorry.
  4. I shall keep looking.

    RIP x
  5. oldbaldy

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  6. From BBC
    UK soldier killed in Afghan blast

    A British soldier has been killed in an explosion while on patrol in southern Afghanistan.

    The soldier, from the Joint Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group, died after the blast on Monday afternoon.

    British army spokesman Lt Col Nick Richardson said: "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends so affected by this tragic event."

    The soldier's family has been informed. A total of 187 British soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan since 2001.

  7. Pararegtom

    Pararegtom LE Book Reviewer

  8. RIP soldier
  9. RIP and sincere condolences to the victim's family, friends and comrades. As its name implies, the Joint Force EOD Group is tri-Service so this will have a wider than normal impact.
  10. RIP Lad
  11. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    RIP Mate,
    My sincere condolences to your family & friends.
    (As someone who has done EOD in the RAF,this is close to home)
  12. rip buddy