The British Service Personnel who lost their lives in Iraq

A roll call of the 179 British personnel to have died on service during Operation Telic since the US-led invasion of Iraq in March 2003

2003

MARCH 2003

- Captain Philip Guy, 29, of Skipton, North Yorkshire. Royal Marines.

- Naval Rating Ian Seymour, of Poole, Dorset. 148 Commando Battery Royal Artillery.

- Warrant Officer Second Class Mark Stratford, 39, of Plymouth. Royal Marines.

- Marine Sholto Hedenskog, 26, of Cape Town, South Africa. Royal Marines.

- Lance Bombardier Llywelyn Evans, 24, of Llandudno, North Wales. 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery.

- Colour Sgt John Cecil, 35, of Plymouth. Royal Marines.

- Major Jason Ward, 34, of Torquay. UK Landing Force Command Support Group. Royal Marines.

- Sergeant Les Hehir, 34, of Poole, Dorset. 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery.

- Lieutenant Philip Green, 31, of Caythorpe, Lincolnshire. 849 Squadron, RNAS Culdrose.

- Lieutenant Tony King, 35, of Helston, Cornwall. 849 Squadron, RNAS Culdrose.

- Lieutenant James Williams, 28, of Falmouth, Cornwall. 849 Squadron, RNAS Culdrose.

- Lieutenant Philip West, 32, of Budock Water, Cornwall. 849 Squadron, RNAS Culdrose.

- Lieutenant Marc Lawrence, 26, of Westgate-on-Sea, Kent. 849 Squadron, RNAS Culdrose.

- Lieutenant Andrew Wilson, 36, of Exeter. 849 Squadron, RNAS Culdrose.

- Flight Lt Kevin Main, pilot. 9 Squadron. RAF.

- Flight Lt Dave Williams, navigator. 9 Squadron. RAF.

- Sapper Luke Allsopp, 24, of north London. 33 (EOD) Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers.

- Staff Sergeant Simon Cullingworth, 36, of Essex. 33 (EOD) Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers.

- Sergeant Steven Roberts, 33, of Bradford, West Yorkshire. 2nd Royal Tank Regiment.

- Lance Corporal Barry Stephen, 31, of Perth. 1st Battalion The Black Watch.

- Corporal Stephen John Allbutt, 35, of Stoke-on-Trent. Queen's Royal Lancers.

- Trooper David Clarke, 19, of Littleworth, Staffordshire. Queen's Royal Lancers.

- Lance Corporal of Horse Matty Hull, 25, of Windsor. The Blues & Royals, Household Cavalry Regiment.

- Royal Marine Christopher Maddison, 24, of Scarborough. 9 Assault Squadron Royal Marines.

- Lance Corporal Shaun Brierley, 28, of West Yorkshire. 212 Signal Squadron, 1 (UK) Armoured Division HQ & Signal Regiment.

- Major Stephen Alexis Ballard, 33, of Swindon. 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines.

- Staff Sergeant Chris Muir, 32, of Romsey, Hampshire. Army School of Ammunition, Royal Logistic Corps.

APRIL 2003

- Lance Corporal Karl Shearer, 24, of Windsor. Household Cavalry Regiment.

- Kelan John Turrington, 18, of Cambridgeshire. Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

- Lance Corporal Ian Malone, of Dublin, 28. 1st Battalion the Irish Guards.

- Piper Christopher Muzvuru, 21, of Zimbabwe. 1st Battalion the Irish Guards.

- Lt Alexander Tweedie, 25, of Hawick, Scottish Borders. The Blues and Royals, Household Cavalry Regiment.

- Lance Corporal James McCue, 27, of Paisley. 7 Air Assault Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.

MAY 2003

- Private Andrew Kelly, 18, of Tavistock, Devon. 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment.

- Gunner Duncan Pritchard, 22 of Honington, Suffolk. 16 Squadron, RAF Regiment.

- Corporal David Shepherd, 34. Royal Air Force Police. Died in Kuwait while serving on Operation Telic.

- Leonard Harvey, 55, based at Wattisham, Suffolk. Defence Fire Service.

JUNE 2003

- Sergeant Simon Alexander Hamilton-Jewell, 41, of Chessington, Surrey. Royal Military Police.

- Corporal Russell Aston, 30, of Swadlincote, Derbyshire. Royal Military Police.

- Corporal Paul Graham Long, 24, of Colchester, Essex. Royal Military Police.

- Corporal Simon Miller, 21, of Washington, Tyne & Wear. Royal Military Police.

- Lance-Corporal Benjamin John McGowan Hyde, 23, of Northallerton, North Yorks. Royal Military Police.

- Lance-Corporal Thomas Richard Keys, 20, of Llanuwchllyn, near Bala in Wales. Royal Military Police.

JULY 2003

- Captain James Linton, 43, of Warminster. 40 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery.

AUGUST 2003

- Private Jason Smith, 32, of Hawick in the Scottish borders. Territorial Army soldier serving with 52nd Lowland Regiment attached to the 1st Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers.

- Captain David Jones, 29, of Louth, Lincolnshire. Queen's Lancashire Regiment.

- Major Matthew Titchener, 32, of Southport, Merseyside. Royal Military Police.

- Warrant Officer Colin Wall, 34, of Crawleyside, County Durham. Royal Military Police.

- Corporal Dewi Pritchard, 35, of Bridgend. Territorial Army, serving with Royal Military Police.

- Fusilier Russell Beeston, 26, of Glasgow. Territorial Army, attached to the 1st Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers.

SEPTEMBER 2003

- Sergeant John Nightingale, 32, of Leeds. Territorial Army, serving with Royal Logistic Corps.

OCTOBER 2003

- Corporal Ian Plank, 31, of Poole, Dorset. Royal Marines.

NOVEMBER 2003

- Private Ryan Thomas, 18, of Resolven, Glamorgan. 1st Battalion, Royal Regiment of Wales.

2004

JANUARY 2004

- Major James Stenner, 30, of Monmouthshire. Welsh Guards.

- Sergeant Norman Patterson, 28, of Staffordshire. Cheshire Regiment.

- Lance Corporal Andrew James Craw, 21, of Clackmannanshire. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders.

- Rifleman Vincent Windsor, 23, of Oxfordshire. 2nd Battalion, Royal Green Jackets.

- Sapper Robert Thomson, 22, of West Lothian. Royal Engineers.

FEBRUARY 2004

- Corporal Richard Ivell, 29, of Doncaster. Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers.

JUNE 2004

- Fusilier Gordon Gentle, 19, of Glasgow. Royal Highland Fusiliers.

JULY 2004

- Flight Lieutenant Kristian Gover, 30, based at RAF Benson, Oxfordshire. 33 Squadron RAF.

AUGUST 2004

- Private Christopher Rayment, 22, of London. 1st Battalion, The Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment.

- Private Lee O'Callaghan, 20, of London. 1st Battalion, Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment.

- Private Marc Ferns, 21, of Glenrothes, Fife. 1st Battalion, The Black Watch.

- Lance Corporal Paul Thomas, 29, of Welshpool. 2nd Battalion, The Light Infantry.

SEPTEMBER 2004

- Fusilier Stephen Jones, 22, of Denbigh. 1st Battalion The Royal Welch Fusiliers.

- Corporal Marc Taylor, 27, of Ellesmere Port. Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.

- Gunner David Lawrence, 25, of Walsall. 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery.

OCTOBER 2004

- Private Kevin Thomas McHale, 27, of Lochgelly, Fife. 1st Battalion, The Black Watch.

- Staff Sergeant Denise Rose, 34, of Liverpool. Royal Military Police.

NOVEMBER 2004

- Private Paul Lowe, 19, of Fife. 1st Battalion, The Black Watch.

- Sergeant Stuart Gray, 31, of Dunfermline. 1st Battalion, The Black Watch.

- Private Scott McArdle, 22, of Glenrothes. 1st Battalion, The Black Watch.

- Private Pita Tukatukawaqa, 27, of Fiji. 1st Battalion, The Black Watch.

DECEMBER 2004

- Acting Chief Petty Officer Simon Owen, 38, of Plymouth. HMS Chatham.

- Sergeant Paul Connolly, 33, of Crawley. Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.

2005

JANUARY 2005

- Squadron Leader Patrick Marshall, 39, of High Wycombe. RAF, Headquarters Strike Command.

- Flight Lieutenant David Stead, 35, of Yorkshire. 47 Squadron RAF.

- Andrew Smith, 25, of Doncaster. 47 Squadron RAF.

- Paul Pardoel, 35, born in Melbourne, Australia. 47 Squadron RAF.

- Master Engineer Gary Nicholson, 42 of Hull. 47 Squadron RAF.

- Chief Technician Richard Brown, 40, of Devon. 47 Squadron RAF.

- Flight Sergeant Mark Gibson, 34, of York. 47 Squadron, RAF.

- Sergeant Robert O'Connor, 38. Engineering Wing, RAF Lyneham.

- Corporal David Williams, 37. Engineering Wing, RAF Lyneham

- Acting Lance Corporal Steven Jones, 25 of Fareham, Hampshire. Royal Signals.

MARCH 2005

- Private Mark Dobson, 41, of County Durham. B (Green Howards) Company, Tyne-Tees Regiment.

MAY 2005

- Guardsman Anthony Wakefield, 24, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. 1st Battalion The Coldstream Guards

- Lance Corporal Brackenbury, 21, of East Yorkshire. King's Royal Hussars.

JUNE 2005

- Signaller Paul William Didsbury, 18, of Blackpool. 21st Signal Regiment (Air Support)

- Second Lieutenant Richard Shearer, 26, of Nuneaton. 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment.

- Private Phillip Hewett, 21, of Tamworth. 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment.

- Private Leon Spicer, 26, of Tamworth. 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment.

SEPTEMBER 2005

- Fusilier Donal Meade, 20, of London. Born on Montserrat. 2nd Battalion, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

- Fusilier Stephen Manning, 22, of Erith, Kent. 2nd Battalion, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

- Major Matthew Bacon, 34, of London. Intelligence Corps.

OCTOBER 2005

- Captain Ken Masters, 40. Royal Military Police.

- Sergeant Chris Hickey, 30, of Bradford. 1st Battalion, the Coldstream Guards.

NOVEMBER 2005

- Sergeant John Jones, 31, of Birmingham. 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

2006

JANUARY 2006

- Lance Corporal Allan Douglas, 22, of Aberdeen. Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons).

- Corporal Gordon Pritchard, 31, of Edinburgh. Royal Scots Dragoon Guards.

FEBRUARY 2006

- Trooper Carl Smith, 23, of Kettering. 9th/12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's).

- Captain Richard Holmes, 28 of Winchester. 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment.

- Private Lee Ellis, 23, of Wythenshawe. 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment.

APRIL 2006

- Lieutenant Richard Palmer, 27, of Ware, Hertfordshire. Royal Scots Dragoon Guards.

MAY 2006

- Flight Lieutenant Sarah-Jayne Mulvihill, 32, of Canterbury. 28 (Army Co-operation) Squadron RAF.

- Wing Commander John Coxen, 47, of Liverpool. 28 (Army Co-operation) Squadron RAF.

- Lieutenant Commander Darren Chapman, 40, of Yeovilton. Commanding Officer, 847 Naval Air Squadron.

- Captain David Dobson, 27, of Yeovilton. Army Air Corps, serving with 847 Naval Air Squadron.

- Marine Paul Collins, 21, of of Yeovilton. 847 Naval Air Squadron.

- Private Joseva Lewaicei, 25, of Lautoka Fiji. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment.

- Private Adam Morris, 19, of Leicester. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment.

- Lieutenant Tom Mildinhall, 26, of London. Queen's Dragoon Guards.

- Lance Corporal Paul Farrelly, 27, of Runcorn, Cheshire. Queen's Dragoon Guards.

JULY 2006

- Corporal John Cosby, 28, born in Belfast and grew up in Exeter. 1st Battalion The Devonshire and Dorset Light Infantry (1DDLI).

AUGUST 2006

- Corporal Matthew Cornish, 29, of Pool-in-Wharfedale, Yorkshire. 1st Battalion The Light Infantry.

SEPTEMBER 2006

- Gunner Samuela Vanua, 27, of Fiji. 12 Regiment Royal Artillery.

- Gunner Stephen Robert Wright, 20, of Leyland. 12 Regiment Royal Artillery.

- Gunner Lee Thornton, 22, of Blackpool. 12 Regiment Royal Artillery.

OCTOBER 2006

- Lance Corporal Dennis Brady, 37 of Barrow-in-Furness. Royal Army Medical Corps.

- Lieutenant Tom Tanswell, 27, of London. 12 Regiment Royal Artillery.

NOVEMBER 2006

- Kingsman Jamie Hancock, 19 of Wigan. 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

- Staff Sergeant Sharron Elliott, 34, of Ipswich. Intelligence Corps.

- Warrant Officer Class 2 Lee Hopkins, 35, of Wellingborough. Royal Corps of Signals.

- Marine Jason Hylton, 33, of Burton on Trent. 539 Assault Squadron Royal Marines.

- Corporal Ben Nowak, 27, of Liverpool. 45 Commando Royal Marines.

- Sergeant Jonathan Hollingsworth. 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment.

DECEMBER 2006

- Sergeant Graham Hesketh, 35, of Runcorn. 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

2007

JANUARY 2007

- Sergeant Wayne Rees, 36, of Nottingham. The Queen's Royal Lancers.

- Kingsman Alex Green, 21, of Warrington. 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

- Private Michael Tench, 18, of Sunderland. 2nd Battalion the Light Infantry.

FEBRUARY 2007

- Second Lieutenant Jonathan Carlos Bracho-Cooke, 24, of Hove, East Sussex. 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

- Private Luke Simpson, 21, of Howden, East Yorkshire. 1st Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment.

- Rifleman Daniel Lee Coffey, 21 of Exeter. Second Battalion, The Rifles.

MARCH 2007

- Private Jonathon Dany Wysoczan, 21, of Stoke-on-Trent. 1st Battalion, The Staffordshire Regiment.

APRIL 2007

- Kingsman Danny Wilson, 28, of Workington. 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

- Rifleman Aaron Lincoln, 18, of Durham. 2nd Battalion, The Rifles.

- Second Lieutenant Joanna Yorke Dyer, 24, of Yeovil. 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

- Corporal Kris O'Neill, 27, of Catterick. Royal Army Medical Corps.

- Private Eleanor Dlugosz, 19, of Southampton. Royal Army Medical Corps.

- Kingsman Adam Smith, 19, of Liverpool. 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

- Sergeant Mark McLaren, 27, of Ashington, Northumberland. 230 Squadron, RAF.

- Colour Sergeant Mark Powell, 37, of South Wales. The Parachute Regiment.

- Corporal Ben Leaning, 24, of Scunthorpe. The Queen's Royal Lancers.

- Trooper Kristen Turton, 27, of Grimsby. The Queen's Royal Lancers.

- Kingsman Alan Jones, 20 of Liverpool. 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

- Rifleman Paul Donnachie, 18, of Reading. 2nd Battalion the Rifles.

MAY 2007

- Major Nick Bateson, 49, of Chislehurst, Kent. Corps of Royal Signals.

- Private Kevin Thompson, 21, of Lancaster. Royal Logistic Corps.

- Corporal Jeremy Brookes, 28, of Birmingham. 4th Battalion, The Rifles.

JUNE 2007

- Corporal Rodney Wilson, 30, born in Rinteln, Germany. 4th Battalion The Rifles.

- Lance Corporal James Cartwright, 21, of London. 2nd Royal Tank Regiment.

- Major Paul Harding, 48, of Winchester. 4th Battalion, The Rifles.

- Corporal John Rigby, 24, of Rye, East Sussex. 4th Battalion, The Rifles.

- Private Scott Kennedy, 20, of Oakley, Dunfermline. Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

- Private James Kerr, 20 of Cowdenbeath. Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

- Corporal Paul Joszko, 28, of Mountain Ash, Wales. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Welsh.

JULY 2007

- Rifleman Edward Vakabua, 23, of Fiji. 4th Battalion The Rifles.

- Lance Corporal Ryan Francis, 23, of Llanelli. 2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh.

- Corporal Christopher Read, 22, of Poole in Dorset. 3rd Regiment, Royal Military Police.

- Senior Aircraftsman Matthew Caulwell, 22, of Birmingham. 1 Squadron RAF Regiment.

- Senior Aircraftsman Peter McFerran, 24, of Connah's Quay, Flintshire, north Wales. 1 Squadron RAF Regiment.

- Senior Aircraftsman Christopher Dunsmore, 29, of Leicester. 504 Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force Regiment.

- Lance Corporal Timothy Flowers, 25, of Northern Ireland. Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.

- Corporal Steve Edwards, 35, of Thrapston, Northamptonshire. 2nd Royal Tank Regiment.

AUGUST 2007

- Private Craig Barber, 20, of Ogmore Vale. 2nd Battalion, The Royal Welsh.

- Leading Aircraftman Martin Beard, 20, of Rainworth, Nottinghamshire. No 1 Squadron Royal Air Force Regiment.

- Lance Sergeant Chris Casey, 27, of London. 1st Battalion, Irish Guards.

- Lance Corporal Kirk Redpath, 22 of Romford. 1st Battalion, Irish Guards.

SEPTEMBER 2007

- Sergeant Eddie Collins, 33. Parachute Regiment.

- Sergeant Mark Stansfield, 32, of Oxfordshire. UK Logistic Battalion.

OCTOBER 2007

- Lance Corporal Sarah Holmes 26, of Wantage, Oxfordshire. 29 Postal Courier and Movement Regiment.

NOVEMBER 2007

- Lee Fitzsimmons and an unnamed British soldier were killed in an RAF Puma helicopter crash near Baghdad.

DECEMBER 2007

- Guardsman Stephen Ferguson, 31, of Lanarkshire, Scotland. 1st Battalion Scots Guards.

2008

FEBRUARY 2008

- Sergeant Duane "Baz" Barwood, 41, of Carterton in Oxfordshire. Attached to 903 Expeditionary Air Wing, RAF.

MARCH 2008

- An unnamed British soldier was killed in a firefight in Baghdad.

DECEMBER 2008

- Lance Corporal David Kenneth Wilson, 27, of Huddersfield. 9 Regiment Army Air Corps.

- Corporal Lee Churcher, 32, of Nuneaton. 20th Armoured Brigade.

FEBRUARY 2009

- Private Ryan Wrathall, 21, of Surbiton. 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment.

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