Son of British General one of Many Wounded in Afghanistan

From The Times
July 22, 2009
Harry Parker, son of British general, loses leg in Taleban blast

A British casualty is treated earlier in the Afghan conflict: scores have been injured in recent weeks
Deborah Haynes and Tom Coghlan in Helmand Province

The son of a senior British general lost a leg and suffered multiple injuries in a bomb blast while leading a foot patrol in southern Afghanistan on Saturday.

Captain Harry Parker, 26, of the 4th Battalion The Rifles, was flown back to Britain and is receiving treatment in Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, where seriously injured troops are taken. He is the son of Lieutenant-General Sir Nick Parker
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