Duke Down

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The first Duyorkspngke of Wellington’s member has been killed in Afghanistan. The Duke’s who now go by the name 3rd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment have only recently been deployed.

In the incident, 2 soldiers were killed One was from the 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (Duke of Wellin120px-yorkshire_regiment_tactical_recognition_flashgton’s) and the other was from the 2nd Battalion The Rifles.
They were killed while on a routine foot patrol near the town of Sangin, in Helmand province, on Thursday. Their families have been informed. The soldier from the 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment was one of 125 extra troops deployed to Afghanistan after the UK suffered a record number of casualties last month.

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Published in: on 21 August, 2009 at 13:08  Comments Off  
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