The MOD has announced the deaths of two more young soldiers.
A British soldier who died in the UK after being wounded in Afghanistan last month has been named as Guardsman Karl Whittle of The Queen’s Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards. The 22-year-old from Bristol was shot during an insurgent attack in Nahr-e Saraj, Helmand Province, on 14 August. He later died in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, on Friday 7th September.
Sgt Lee Davidson, from Doncaster, was serving with The Light Dragoons and died when his vehicle hit a roadside bomb in the Nahr-e Saraj district on 9th September.
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