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Christopher Roney

Christopher Roney

(1986 – 2009)

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Christopher Roney

Christopher Roney
(1986 – 2009)

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Christopher Roney

(1986 – 2009)
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About Christopher
This is an online tribute to Christopher Roney. Lance Corporal Christopher Roney of A Company, 3rd Battalion The Rifles, was killed in Afghanistan on Monday 21 December 2009.
Lance Corporal Roney died of his wounds following an engagement in Sangin, Northern Helmand, Afghanistan.
At the time, his platoon was working out of Patrol Base Almas, providing security, reassurance and freedom of movement for the local population in support of the Government of Afghanistan.
Lance Corporal Roney was born in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. He worked as a Drayman before joining the Army and, following initial training at the Infantry Training Centre, Catterick, he joined 3 RIFLES in Edinburgh in May 2006.
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qualified as a Class One Infantry soldier in October 2007 and was promoted to Lance Corporal in March 2009, following successful completion of the Junior Non Commissioned Officers' Cadre.
He deployed to Afghanistan with the 3 RIFLES Battle Group in October 2009 and has since played a key role as a junior commander during the numerous patrols and operations that are bringing increased security and prosperity to the population of Sangin.
LCpl Roney's wife, Lorna Roney, and family have issued the following statement:
"Born a legend, died a hero. Loved always and sadly missed by his son William (5 months), wife Lorna and family. We're all so proud of you."
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his life and his ultimate sacrifice. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 24th Jan 2010
Sarah Roney
wrote:
R.I.P Chrissy, miss you like mad, Thursday is gona be hard but we will al be there to support Lorna and give you the send off you deserve! Love ya big cuz! xx
Remembrance Messages
On 26th Dec 2009
Alana Millard
wrote:
To Chris, RIP mate, you are a hero and died doing the job you loved, a fabulous soldier to the end. Your love for others, funny and charming nature and quick thinking wit will never ever be forgotten. We will miss you terribly Chris, you were an amazing friend. We still can't believe that you are gone and have been taken so soon. I don't know if that will ever sink in. You will live on by the memories of those who loved and cared for you. We are thinking of
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Alana Millard
message continued:
Lorna and William and your family at this sad time, we will ensure that they are well looked after,we promise you. William will always know that his daddy is one of the bravest men we ever knew. RIP now mate, i don't think anyone will be able to make us laugh just the way you did, much love from Alana and Tim. SWIFT & BOLD xxxx
Remembrance Messages
On 24th Dec 2009
Sarah Roney
wrote:
R.I.P Chrissy, will never ever forget you, more like a brother than a cousin, miss you so much already, can't believe you're gone! SWIFT AND BOLD. XXXX
Remembrance Messages
On 24th Dec 2009
Jackie Spink
wrote:
RIP Chrissy, a much loved nephew who loved trying to wind me up about being "Auntie" Died a hero. SWIFT & BOLD! Love Jackie xxx
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Christopher Roney

This is an online tribute to Christopher Roney. Lance Corporal Christopher Roney of A Company, 3rd Battalion The Rifles, was killed in Afghanistan on Monday 21 December 2009.
Lance Corporal Roney died of his wounds following an engagement in Sangin, Northern Helmand, Afghanistan.
At the time, his platoon was working out of Patrol Base Almas, providing security, reassurance and freedom of movement for the local population in support of the Government of Afghanistan.
Lance Corporal Roney was born in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. He worked as a Drayman before joining the Army and, following initial training at the Infantry Training Centre, Catterick, he joined 3 RIFLES in Edinburgh in May 2006.
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