Two of the latest British military fatalities in Afghanistan have been named by the M

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    The 200th soldier to die was Private Richard Hunt, 21, and the 201st was Sergeant Simon Valentine, 29.

    Five soldiers lost their lives over the weekend, bringing the number of UK service personnel killed since the start of the campaign to 204.

    A total of 13 UK personnel have died this month as troops try to shore up security ahead of elections this week.

    BBC NEWS | UK | Afghanistan death soldiers named


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    One thing you'll never hear about are those who are wounded. It's information our government would rather supress. Last month we suffered 93 seriously injured. There's more I'd like to say about this, but I can't. But, I know a man who will.
     
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    RIP my brothers. Condolences to their families and loved ones.



    With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children,
    England mourns for her dead across the sea.
    Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of her spirit,
    Fallen in the cause of the free.

    Solemn the drums thrill; Death august and royal
    Sings sorrow up into immortal spheres,
    There is music in the midst of desolation
    And a glory that shines upon our tears.

    They went with songs to the battle, they were young,
    Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow.
    They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted;
    They fell with their faces to the foe.

    They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
    Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
    At the going down of the sun and in the morning
    We will remember them.

    They mingle not with their laughing comrades again;
    They sit no more at familiar tables of home;
    They have no lot in our labour of the day-time;
    They sleep beyond England's foam.

    But where our desires are and our hopes profound,
    Felt as a well-spring that is hidden from sight,
    To the innermost heart of their own land they are known
    As the stars are known to the Night;

    As the stars that shall be bright when we are dust,
    Moving in marches upon the heavenly plain;
    As the stars that are starry in the time of our darkness,
    To the end, to the end, they remain.
     
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    If you don't wont to die, don't sign up for the forces.
     
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    way to shit all over this!
     
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    Go forth and multiply you fucking bitch. How dare you crap in a memorium thread!
     
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    Listen you stupid little bitch. I have no idea who you are, never seen one post from you, but it says you joined in 2007. Yet you feel the need to come on this thread that was made to honor and remember the fallen soldiers and put in your little asshole remark.


    Fuck Off!





    {sorry guys}
     
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    Horrible.

    We need to get out of Afghanistan.........yesterday.
     

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