United Kingdom

Richard Green

"Greeny"

Richard Green

(1986 – 2010)

  • Light a candle
  • Place a gift
United Kingdom

Richard Green

Richard Green
(1986 – 2010)

In memory of

Richard Green

(1986 – 2010)
Proudly supporting
About Richard
This is a tribute dedicated to Richard Green. Corporal Richard Green from 3rd Battalion The Rifles (3 RIFLES) was killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday 2nd March 2010.
Corporal Richard Green was born on 4 September 1986 in Reading. He attended Little Heath Secondary School, gaining a GNVQ in Leisure and Tourism before joining the army on 4th August 2003 at the age of sixteen.
He attended phase one training at the Army Training Regiment in Bassingbourn, before reporting to the Infantry Training Centre Catterick in January 2004 for his infantry specific training.
Corporal Richard Green successfully completed a Junior Non Commissioned Officers Cadre within a year of arriving at 3 RIFLES and, a year after
Continued...
About Richard
that had completed the demanding Section Commanders Battle Course to qualify him for promotion to Corporal.
Corporal Richard Green deployed to Afghanistan in September 2009 with 3 RIFLES Recce Platoon. Following five months of patrolling and operating in the town of Sangin, he was sent with his team to a patrol base to work alongside his Afghan National Army partners to bring stability and development to local Afghans.
He leaves behind his father Chris, his mother Eileen and his brother and sister, Daniel and Charlotte.
Richard's family made the following statement:
"Richard was a larger than life character who packed so much into his short life. In his own words he was the Greenmeister,
Continued overleaf...
About Richard
a true legend. He wouldn't want any of us mourning his death, rather he would want us all to celebrate his life. On his recent R&R Richard said 'If anything happens to me know that I've lived life to the full, have no regrets, and love my job.'
"We are so proud of him and will miss him more than words can ever say, but we do take comfort from the thought that, if there is a heaven, he is now having a laugh with his friends whose lives have been taken, just like his, over the past year."
This is a memorial dedicated to the life of Richard Green who died a hero doing a job he loved. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 24th Oct 2010
claire connor
wrote:
rip rich true hero x
Please write something below
(You can delete your comment at any time and edit it for 15 minutes after submission)
Gold tribute.

Please log in to upload galleries

Richard Green - tribute extract

Richard Green

This is a tribute dedicated to Richard Green. Corporal Richard Green from 3rd Battalion The Rifles (3 RIFLES) was killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday 2nd March 2010.
Corporal Richard Green was born on 4 September 1986 in Reading. He attended Little Heath Secondary School, gaining a GNVQ in Leisure and Tourism before joining the army on 4th August 2003 at the age of sixteen.
He attended phase one training at the Army Training Regiment in Bassingbourn, before reporting to the Infantry Training Centre Catterick in January 2004 for his infantry specific training.
Corporal Richard Green successfully completed a Junior Non Commissioned Officers Cadre within a year of arriving at 3 RIFLES and, a year after...

Richard Green is remembered by...
claire connor
X
X
X
X
(You can edit your entry for 15 minutes after submission and can delete your entry at any time)
Rest in peace Richard
I first met Richard at ****
My sincere condolences to all friends and family of Richard
My fondest memory of Richard was ****
Richard used to really enjoy ****
What I will miss the most about Richard is ****
Richard inspired me to ****
Richard changed my life by ****
If I had to sum up what Richard meant to me it would be ****
X