It is with sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm the death of a soldier from A Company 4 RIFLES, part of the 3 RIFLES Battle Group, during the morning of 1 March 2010.The soldier died as a result of small arms fire near Sangin, in Helmand Province.Spokesman for Task Force Helmand, Lieutenant Colonel David Wakefield, said:” It is my sad duty to inform you that a soldier from 4 RIFLES, serving as part of the 3 RIFLES Battle Group, died this morning near Sangin in northern Helmand Province. Read It Here RIP
With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children,
Britain mourns for her dead across the sea.
Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of her spirit,
Fallen in the cause of the free.