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Danny Holkham

(1990 – 2010)

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Danny Holkham

Danny Holkham
(1990 – 2010)

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Danny Holkham

(1990 – 2010)
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This is a tribute to Daniel Holkham. Rifleman Danny Holkham, from 3rd Battalion The Rifles, serving with 3 RIFLES Battle Group, was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Saturday 27th March 2010.
Rfn Daniel Holkham, aged 19, died in an explosion that was caused by a suicide bomber, who detonated a device near to the Sangin Bazaar.
Rifleman Daniel 'Danny' Holkham was born in Chatham on 2 August 1990. He attended Minster College in Sheerness achieving an NVQ in engineering before enlisting to join the Army at the age of sixteen.
Rifleman Daniel Holkham gained a place at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate where he completed his phase one training prior to going to the Infantry Training Centre, Catterick
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for his Infantry specific education.
On completion in April 2008 he joined 3 RIFLES in Edinburgh and was posted to 4 Platoon, B Company.
He took part in the Battalion exercise in Kenya later that year and then the pre-deployment build up training for operations in Afghanistan throughout 2009.
Rifleman Daniel Holkham deployed to Afghanistan in September 2009 and was working with his Platoon from a patrol base in central Sangin to provide security and development to the local people.
He was killed on 27th March 2010 when he stopped a suicide bomber who then detonated a device just outside the Sangin Bazaar.
Rifleman Daniel Holkham leaves behind his parents, Rodney and Tracy, his girlfriend,
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Nikki, and his two brothers, Andrew and Matthew, who are both serving with 3 RIFLES.
Daniel Holkham's family said:
"The loss of our son Danny has left a huge hole in our lives and that of his brothers and friends that can never again be filled. He served his country faithfully and with great pride."
This is an online memorial dedicated to the memory of Danny Holkham. He made the ultimate sacrifice for his country. May he rest in peace.
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Danny Holkham

This is a tribute to Daniel Holkham. Rifleman Danny Holkham, from 3rd Battalion The Rifles, serving with 3 RIFLES Battle Group, was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Saturday 27th March 2010.
Rfn Daniel Holkham, aged 19, died in an explosion that was caused by a suicide bomber, who detonated a device near to the Sangin Bazaar.
Rifleman Daniel 'Danny' Holkham was born in Chatham on 2 August 1990. He attended Minster College in Sheerness achieving an NVQ in engineering before enlisting to join the Army at the age of sixteen.
Rifleman Daniel Holkham gained a place at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate where he completed his phase one training prior to going to the Infantry Training Centre, Catterick...

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