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Tom Keogh

Tom Keogh

(1985 – 2010)

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Tom Keogh

Tom Keogh
(1985 – 2010)

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Tom Keogh

(1985 – 2010)
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This is a tribute to Tom Keogh. Lance Corporal Tom Keogh from 4th Battalion The Rifles (4 RIFLES), part of the 3 RIFLES Battle Group, was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday 7 March 2010.
Lance Corporal Keogh was killed by a gunshot wound during a small arms engagement in Sangin, Helmand province. He was in Patrol Base Bariolai when he was killed.
Lance Corporal Keogh originally enlisted in 2003, serving until 2008, including a tour in Iraq on Operation TELIC 10. After a year's break, he rejoined in 2009. Immediately upon rejoining, he was posted to the Recconnaissance Platoon, 4 RIFLES.
Very soon thereafter, he started pre-deployment training for Afghanistan with R Company, Fire Support Group, who were
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due to deploy as part of the Election Support Force. He was injured in an accident just before deployment, and remained in the UK to recover, before training for and completing a potential Junior Non-Commissioned Officer (JNCO) cadre with 5 RIFLES.
He gained the coveted top student award on the course before deploying to Afghanistan with A Company, 4 RIFLES, on Operation HERRICK 11.
Lance Corporal Keogh was from Paddington in London and leaves behind his parents and two brothers.
His parents, Lawrence and Marion Keogh, have made the following statement:
"Tom was our eldest son and we all loved and admired him greatly. He loved the Army life and lived his life to the full. He brought laughter
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and happiness to our home and all who knew him.
"Our family has been left devastated by Tom's tragic death, but not a day will pass without us remembering the happiness and pride he gave us. We love you Tom."
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Tom Keogh

This is a tribute to Tom Keogh. Lance Corporal Tom Keogh from 4th Battalion The Rifles (4 RIFLES), part of the 3 RIFLES Battle Group, was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday 7 March 2010.
Lance Corporal Keogh was killed by a gunshot wound during a small arms engagement in Sangin, Helmand province. He was in Patrol Base Bariolai when he was killed.
Lance Corporal Keogh originally enlisted in 2003, serving until 2008, including a tour in Iraq on Operation TELIC 10. After a year's break, he rejoined in 2009. Immediately upon rejoining, he was posted to the Recconnaissance Platoon, 4 RIFLES.
Very soon thereafter, he started pre-deployment training for Afghanistan with R Company, Fire Support Group, who were...

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