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Stephen Thompson

(1978 – 2010)

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Stephen Thompson

Stephen Thompson
(1978 – 2010)

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Stephen Thompson

(1978 – 2010)
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A memorial dedicated to Stephen Thompson. Corporal Stephen Thompson from 1st Battalion The Rifles (1 RIFLES), serving as part of the 3 RIFLES Battle Group, was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday 7 March 2010.
Corporal Thompson died as a result of an explosion in an area 3km south of Sangin district centre, Helmand province.
Corporal Stephen Thompson, from Bovey Tracey, in Devon was born in Cleveland on 11 August 1978.
He enlisted in the Army in January 1997 and was sent to be trained at the Army Training Regiment in Lichfield, completing his course in October that year. He joined the 1st Battalion The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment where he successfully completed a Junior Non Commissioned Officers' Cadre
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earning him promotion to Lance Corporal.
Corporal Thompson then completed the Section Commanders Battle Course before being posted to the Infantry Training Centre in Catterick to train recruits. He returned to 1 RIFLES in January 2010 before volunteering to deploy as a Battle Casualty Replacement for 3 RIFLES.
He leaves behind his mother and father, Carol and Peter, brother, Philip, sisters, Claire and Helen, and his son, Ewan.
His parents have made the following statement:
"We are so very proud of our son Stephen and all that he achieved. He lived life to the full and died doing the job he loved.
"He will be sorely missed by his mum and dad, brother and sisters, his son, Ewan,
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and all of those who had the pleasure of knowing him. Always in our hearts."
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On 16th Sep 2011
Dani X
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Always on our mind and always in our happy memories chap x
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Stephen Thompson

A memorial dedicated to Stephen Thompson. Corporal Stephen Thompson from 1st Battalion The Rifles (1 RIFLES), serving as part of the 3 RIFLES Battle Group, was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday 7 March 2010.
Corporal Thompson died as a result of an explosion in an area 3km south of Sangin district centre, Helmand province.
Corporal Stephen Thompson, from Bovey Tracey, in Devon was born in Cleveland on 11 August 1978.
He enlisted in the Army in January 1997 and was sent to be trained at the Army Training Regiment in Lichfield, completing his course in October that year. He joined the 1st Battalion The Devonshire and Dorset Regiment where he successfully completed a Junior Non Commissioned Officers' Cadre...

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