Pte. Joe Whittaker 4PARA KIA AFGN 250608 Condolences only

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  1. A British soldier has been killed in an explosion while checking for mines in Afghanistan, said the Ministry of Defence.

    The incident happened in the Upper Sangin Valley area of Helmand Province.

    The MoD said next of kin had been informed, but no other details were released.


    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/7472617.stm

    Edit to add the link
     
  2. Acording to BFBS he was 4 Para.



    Christ, it's been a bad month....
     
  3. Saddened to hear another Para has fallen.

    I never knew you but RIP mate
     
  4. MOD News has confirmed it was a lad from 4 Para

    MOD News

    RIP thoughts and prayers for your family and friends
     
  5. This is a shite start to the day :( very sad, any injuried??


    RIP mate........
     
  6. Christ, not again :cry:

    Rip mate, thoughts with family and friends at this terrible time.
     
  7. 2 PARA lost one earlier in the day as well.
     
  8. RIP condolences to family and friends
     
  9. RIP Lad
     
  10. Two Paras KIA yesterday. A lad from 2 Para was shot in a firefight and the lad from 4 Para was blown up by a suspected IED.

    Fcuking sad news and a really bad few weeks for the Reg. RIP guys.
     
  11. RIP, mine & Mrs Stilts heard the sad news this morning on the radio, The Para's have had it bad over the past week or so. I think they will give the Taliban a good hiding now!

    stilts
     
  12. daywalker

    daywalker LE Reviewer

    RIP mate
     
  13. RIP. Condolances to Family and Friends.

    A bad month for the good guys.
     
  14. RIP. Condolences to all family, friends and comrades.