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Martin Driver

Martin Driver

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This is a tribute to Martin Driver. Captain Martin Driver from 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment died in Selly Oak Hospital on Monday 15th March 2010 from wounds sustained in Afghanistan.
Captain Martin Driver died at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine at Selly Oak Hospital as a result of wounds sustained in an explosion which occurred in the Musa Qal'ah district of Helmand province on the morning of 21st February 2010.
Captain Martin Driver, aged 31, originally from Barnsley, was commissioned into 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, 'The Vikings', on 16th December 2006.
He had previously served in 4th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (4 PARA), a TA unit, while at university and deployed
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during this time on operational tours in Iraq and Northern Ireland.
Having completed the Commissioning Course at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, he deployed to Afghanistan on Operation HERRICK 6 in 2007.
After two years commanding his platoon he was posted to study Arabic at the Defence School of Languages in Beaconsfield and promoted to Captain. He returned to 'The Vikings' as the Second-in-Command of A (Norfolk) Company.
It was in this role that he deployed to Afghanistan for the second time in October 2009 with 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, serving as part of the Household Cavalry Regiment Battle Group, and was Acting Company Commander when he was tragically injured by an improvised
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explosive device blast whilst on patrol in Musa Qal'ah, resulting in his death in Selly Oak Hospital this week.
Martin's family made the following statement:
"We are heartbroken by the tragic loss of our beloved Martin. He was such a caring young man who always put his family first. He touched the lives of all who had the privilege to know him. He died doing a job he loved. His dedication and professionalism will remain an inspiration to all.
"Martin was a popular and utterly decent man and he will be sorely missed by all those whose lives he touched."
This is a memorial dedicated to the memory of Martin Driver. May he rest in peace.
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On 18th Mar 2010
lizzie nugent
wrote:
MY DEEP HEART FELT SYMPATHY, I WENT TO SCHOOL WITH JUNE AND TONY DRIVER, DONT KNOW IF RELATED,BUT DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO ALL MARTINS FAMILY, SUCH A BRAVE AND COMMITTED YOUNG MAN, SUCH A LOSS X
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This is a tribute to Martin Driver. Captain Martin Driver from 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment died in Selly Oak Hospital on Monday 15th March 2010 from wounds sustained in Afghanistan.
Captain Martin Driver died at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine at Selly Oak Hospital as a result of wounds sustained in an explosion which occurred in the Musa Qal'ah district of Helmand province on the morning of 21st February 2010.
Captain Martin Driver, aged 31, originally from Barnsley, was commissioned into 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, 'The Vikings', on 16th December 2006.
He had previously served in 4th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (4 PARA), a TA unit, while at university and deployed...

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