Operations in Afghanistan: Household Division Fatalities

The East Kent Branch honour and respect the dedicated service and sacrifice of all service personnel who have served on Operation HERRICK.
 
We mourn the deaths of all service personnel who have died while serving in Afghanistan since the start of operations in October 2001. A full list of names of the dead can be found on the Ministry of Defence website - CLICK HERE.
 
The Ministry of Defence also publishes casualty figures for Operation HERRICK. These figures are updated monthly, two weeks in arrears. To see that detail, CLICK HERE.

Household Division Fatalities

This page records the names of those members of the Household Division who sadly find themselves upon those lists:
     

Lance Corporal Duane Groom of The Queen's Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards who was killed in action on Friday 14 September 2012 when his vehicle struck an Improvised Explosive Device in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand Province.


Guardsman Karl Whittle of The Queen's Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards who died in Queen Elizabeth Hospital on 7 September 2012 having sustained gunshot wounds when his checkpoint was attacked by insurgents in the Nahr-e Saraj District of Helmand Province on 14 August 2012.

Guardsman Jamie Shadrake of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards who died of gunshot wounds on Friday 17 August 2012 when his checkpoint was attacked by insurgents in the Nahr-e Saraj District of Helmand province.

Guardsman Craig Andrew Roderick and Guardsman Apete Saunikalou Ratumaiyale Tuisovurua of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, who along with Warrant Officer Class 2 Leonard Perran Thomas of the Royal Corps of Signals, were killed on Sunday 1 July 2012 in a small arms fire incident at Checkpoint Kamparack Pul in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province.

Lance Corporal James Thomas Duane Ashworth from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards was killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, 13 June 2012. He was the 14th Grenadier Guardsman to have been awarded the Victoria Cross.

Lance Corporal Lee Thomas Davies, 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, who along with Corporal Brent John McCarthy, Royal Air Force, was killed by small arms fire while deployed as part of a Police Advisory Team to attend a meeting at the local Afghan Uniform Police headquarters near Patrol Base Attal in the Lashkar Gah district of Helmand province on Saturday, 12 May 2012.

Guardsman Michael Roland, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, was fatally wounded during an exchange of small arms fire whilst deployed with his company on a three-day operation to disrupt insurgent activity in a contested area in the north of Nahr-e Saraj district on Friday, 27 April 2012.

Colour Sergeant Alan Cameron (Senior) from 1st Battalion Scots Guards died on 31 March 2011 as a result of wounds he received in Afghanistan on Wednesday, 13 April 2010.

Major Matthew James Collins and Lance Sergeant Mark Terence Burgan from 1st Battalion Irish Guards were killed by an improvised explosive device after returning from an operation in support of an Afghan National Army Company alongside C Company of the Danish Battle Group to disrupt insurgent activity and search compounds of interest in the Nahr-e Saraj District of Helmand Province in Afghanistan on Wednesday, 23 March 2011.

Guardsman Christopher Davies, from the 1st Battalion Irish Guards, serving with Combined Force Nahr-e Saraj (North), was killed when he was hit by small arms fire while conducting a patrol in Nahr-e Saraj (North), Helmand province, on Wednesday, 17 November 2010.

Lance Sergeant Dale Alanzo McCallum of 1st Battalion Scots Guards, serving as part of Combined Force Lashkar Gah, was killed by small arms fire in the Lashkar Gah district of Helmand province on Sunday, 1 August 2010.

Lance Corporal Stephen Daniel Monkhouse from 1st Battalion Scots Guards, who along with Corporal Matthew James Stenton from The Royal Dragoon Guards, was killed by small arms fire, north of Lashkar Gah Afghanistan, on Wednesday, 21 July 2010.

Guardsman Michael Sweeney from 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards was killed as a result of an explosion that happened in the Babaji district of central Helmand province on Thursday, 1 April 2010.

Lance Corporal of Horse Jonathan Woodgate from the Household Cavalry Regiment, serving as part of the Brigade Reconnaissance Force, was killed by a grenade attack on the afternoon of Friday, 26 March 2010.

Lance Sergeant David 'Davey' Walker, of 1st Battalion Scots Guards, was killed as a result of enemy fire in northern Nad' Ali on 18 February 2010.

Lieutenant Douglas Dalzell, of 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, was killed as a result of an explosion during Operation MOSHTARAK in the Babaji area of Nahr-e-Saraj in central Helmand on Thursday, 18 February 2010.

Lance Sergeant Dave Greenhalgh, from 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, was killed when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device, near Lashkar Gah, Helmand province, on Saturday, 13 February 2010.

Lance Corporal Darren Hicks from 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards was killed as a result of an explosion in the Babaji district of central Helmand province, Afghanistan on Thursday, 11 February 2010.

Acting Sergeant John Paxton Amer of 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards died from wounds sustained as a result of an explosion that happened in the Babaji area of central Helmand province on 30 November 2009.

Warrant Officer Class 1 Darren Chant, Sergeant Matthew Telford and Guardsman James Major, all of the 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards, along with Acting Corporal Steven Boote and Corporal Nicholas Webster-Smith, both of the Royal Military Police were killed as a result of gunshot wounds sustained in an attack at a police checkpoint in the Nad e-Ali district of Helmand province on Tuesday, 3 November 2009.

Lance Corporal James Hill of 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards was killed as a result of an explosion near Camp Bastion in Helmand Province on Thursday, 8 October 2009.

Guardsman Jamie Janes, of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, was killed as a result of an explosion that happened whilst on a foot patrol near to Nad e-Ali district centre in central Helmand province on Monday, 5 October 2009.

Guardsman Christopher King, of 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, was killed following an improvised explosive device explosion in the Nad e-Ali district, Helmand province, on 22 July 2009.

Lance Corporal Dane Elson from the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards was killed in Afghanistan on 5 July 2009.

Lieutenant Colonel Rupert Thorneloe MBE, Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, who along with Trooper Joshua Hammond of the 2nd Royal Tank Regiment was killed by an explosion whilst on convoy along the Shamalan Canal, near Lashkar Gah, in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, 1 July 2009.

Major Sean Birchall, from the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, was killed in by an explosion whilst on patrol in Basharan, near Lashkar Gah, in Helmand province, Afghanistan on 19 June 2009.

Lieutenant Mark Lawrence Evison of 1st Battalion Welsh Guards died of wounds sustained in Afghanistan at Selly Oak Hospital in Birmingham on 12 May 2009.

Lance Sergeant Tobie Fasfous from 1st Battalion Welsh Guards was killed in Afghanistan on 28 April 2009.

Trooper James Munday, from D Squadron, the Household Cavalry Regiment (HCR), was killed in southern Afghanistan on 15 October 2008.

Trooper Ratu Sakeasi Babakobau of the Household Cavalry Regiment was killed in Helmand, Afghanistan, on 2 May 2008.

Guardsman David Atherton from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards was killed in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, 26 July 2007.

Guardsman Daryl Hickey from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards was killed in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, 12 July 2007. Gdsm Hickey was part of a fire team providing covering fire as others in his platoon assaulted a Taliban position.

Guardsman Neil 'Tony' Downes was killed on Saturday, 9 June 2007 when his vehicle was hit by an explosion on a patrol with the Afghan National Army close to the town of Sangin in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Guardsman Daniel Probyn from 1st Battalion the Grenadier Guards died on Saturday, 26 May 2007 following an overnight operation in Garmsir, southern Afghanistan.

Guardsman Simon Davison, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards was killed by small arms fire in the town of Garmsir on Thursday, 3 May 2007.

Lance Corporal Sean Tansey from The Life Guards was killed in an accident at a UK military base in Northern Helmand province on the afternoon of Saturday, 12 August 2006.

Second Lieutenant Ralph Johnson, who along with Captain Alex Eida and Lance Corporal Ross Nicholls was killed following an incident involving insurgent forces in northern Helmand Province on the morning of Tuesday, 1 August 2006.