Liverpool Echo Afghanistan Memorial
<b>Marine Michael Laski</b> A LIVERPOOL commando who told his comrades “Scousers are the elite of the world” was laid to rest yesterday.
Marine Steven Birdsall Tributes have been paid to a “selfless, brave and fearless” Royal Marine from Warrington who died in hospital in Britain after being injured in Afghanistan.
Private Alex Isaac Private Alex Isaac - one of "Horton's Heroes" - remembered.
Private Douglas Halliday “Dougie, you may think that you were given life, but the reality is that you gave life.”
Sergeant John Langton Sergeant John Langton from Liverpool served with RAF Kinloss’s 120 Squadron.
Private Daniel Wade A WARRINGTON soldier who was one of six killed in Afghanistan was today remembered by his mum as “my baby boy, my hero.”
Flt Lt Steven Swarbrick Flight Lieutenant Steven Swarbrick from Formby was a pilot serving in Afghanistan with Royal Air Force Kinloss.
Private Thomas Sephton
Colour Sergeant Martyn Horton MOVING tributes have been paid to three Mersey soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan.
Signaller Ian Sartorius Jones THE FAMILY of Runcorn soldier Ian Sartorius-Jones who died at a military base in southern Afghanistan said he will “always be missed”.
Trooper Phillip Lawrence "There was nothing he wouldn’t do to help a mate. He was witty and a boost to morale – always at the centre of any tomfoolery."
Warrant Officer Michael Smith A SOLDIER killed when a grenade was fired at a UK army base in Afghanistan was from Liverpool, the Ministry of Defence confirmed today.
Corporal Mike Gilyeat
Corporal Sarah Bryant SARAH Bryant, 26, served with the Intelligence Corps and was the first female casualty in Afghanistan when she died on June 17, 2008 in an explosion.
Corporal Simon Hornby Tributes were paid today to the latest British soldier to die in Afghanistan.
Lance Corporal Peter Eustace HUNDREDS of people lined the streets to pay their respects to a Merseyside soldier killed by a blast in Afghanistan.
Trooper Paul Stout A LIVERPOOL soldier killed by an explosion in Afghanistan was a true hero, his family said today.
Corporal Steven Boote “It is not an exaggeration to say he set the standard for soldiers and officers preparing for Afghanistan."
Flt Lt Allan Squires A REVIEW into an RAF Nimrod crash that killed 14 British service personnel - including three from Merseyside - has found that the incident was “preventable”, Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth told the Commons today.
Guardsman Christopher Davies A PROUD family today paid tribute to a Merseyside dad who died fighting for his country in Afghanistan.
Guardsman Christopher King CHRISTOPHER King, 20, served with the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards and died on July 22, 2009 in an explosion.
Kingsman Jason Dunn-Bridgeman HUNDREDS of people packed out a cathedral today for the funeral of a “lion” of a soldier who died in Afghanistan.
Lance Sergeant Mark Burgan THE wife of a Merseyside soldier killed in Afghanistan delivered a heart-rending tribute at his funeral revealing the pair's devastation at the death of their only child.

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