Thursday, 21 June 2007

British Soldier Killed In Basra.




It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm the death of Major Paul Harding from 4th Battalion The Rifles in Basra City on Wednesday 20 June 2007.
Major Harding died as a result of an indirect fire attack on the Provincial Joint Coordination Centre in Basra in the early hours of the morning, local time. Aged 48, Major Harding lived in Winchester with his wife and two sons.Read It Here RIP.

Sleep safe in your beds
Il protect you abroad
The colours are flying
I’m ready my Lord
Just give me my gun
And a large shot of rum
Il lay baked white and dry
In the hot Basra Sun.


© Tony McNally


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