Tag: november

Captain Walter Barrie killed in Afghanistan

By Sharon Black

It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Captain Walter Reid Barrie from The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (1 SCOTS) was shot and killed in an ‘insider attack’ at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Shawqat in the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand Province on Sunday 11 November 2012.

Soldier from 5 RIFLES killed in Afghanistan

By Sharon Black

It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must announce that a soldier from the 5th Battalion The Rifles (5 RIFLES) was killed on 27 November 2011 in the Babaji area of the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand Province.

Gunners return from Afghanistan on bonfire night

By Sharon Black

Children of 150 soldiers from 57 (Bhurtpore) Battery, 32 Regiment Royal Artillery (32 Regt RA), had more reason than bonfires and fireworks to remember the 5th of November this year as their parents returned from a six-month deployment in Afghanistan.