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Mark Chandler

Mark Chandler

(Passed – 2010)

  • I didn't know you but I am so grateful that there are people like you willing to risk everything for our future. Rest in peace
    Given by James Smith
  • Lit for you and all who have died in this conflict. My thoughts are with your family at this sad time. RIP.
    Lit by James Smith
  • Wanted to light this to show my support for all our boys over in foreign fields and also to show support for this site and Help For Heroes.
    Lit by James Smith
  • My thoughts are with all your colleagues, friends and family at this incredibly difficult time. You died a hero. RIP.
    Lit by Anonymous
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Mark Chandler

Mark Chandler
(Passed – 2010)

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Mark Chandler

(Passed – 2010)
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This is an online memorial dedicated to Mark Chandler. Lance Bombadier Mark Chandler from 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday 8 June 2010.
Lance Bombadier Mark Chandler was attached to 4th Regiment Royal Artillery, serving as part of Combined Force Nad 'Ali and was killed in a small arms fire engagement with insurgent forces in the Nad 'Ali district of Helmand province
Lance Bombardier Mark Chandler joined the Army on 5 January 2004 aged 26. He was posted to M (HQ) Battery 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery based in Hohne, Germany.
Mark Chandler deployed to Basra, Iraq on Op TELIC 7 as part of the Commanding Officer’s Rover Group. Professional
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and conscientious, he was given the trusted position of Commanding Officer’s driver upon his return to Germany, which he held for two years.
His determination, fitness and motivation shone through and he was posted to D Battery as a Fire Support Team assistant, deploying to Canada in June 2009 before commencing pre-deployment training for Op HERRICK 12.
He deployed to Afghanistan in March 2010, supporting Anzio Company, 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment in Nad-e Ali. Anzio Company has been operating from Patrol Base Khaamar conducting security and reassurance patrols to the local nationals with both the Afghan National Police and Afghan National Army.
Anzio Company has
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undoubtedly improved the lives of the people of Showal by improving freedom of movement and increasing security.
On 8 June 2010, during a joint patrol with the Afghan National Security Forces to prevent insurgent intimidation of local villagers, Lance Bombardier Chandler was killed in action during a small arms fire engagement with insurgent forces.
Twice Army Luge Champion and accomplished skier, he threw himself into Regimental and Battery life and was always in the centre of the action, be it sport, social or fun. He drew people to him with his sense of adventure and he leaves behind his parents, Mike and Ann, brother Steve and an extensive group of friends who will all feel his loss keenly.
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family said:
"Mark - a son and brother any parent would be proud of. A consummate soldier, a skier, a luger, an athlete and a lover of life. He will be sorely missed by his loving family and friends."
This tribute is in memory of Mark Chandler. A hero who made the ultimate sacrifice. He will not be forgotten. May he rest in peace.
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Kindly given by
James Smith
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
I didn't know you but I am so grateful that there are people like you willing to risk everything for our future. Rest in peace
Kindly lit by
James Smith
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
Lit for you and all who have died in this conflict. My thoughts are with your family at this sad time. RIP.
Kindly lit by
James Smith
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
Wanted to light this to show my support for all our boys over in foreign fields and also to show support for this site and Help For Heroes.
Kindly lit by
Anonymous
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
My thoughts are with all your colleagues, friends and family at this incredibly difficult time. You died a hero. RIP.
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Mark Chandler

This is an online memorial dedicated to Mark Chandler. Lance Bombadier Mark Chandler from 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday 8 June 2010.
Lance Bombadier Mark Chandler was attached to 4th Regiment Royal Artillery, serving as part of Combined Force Nad 'Ali and was killed in a small arms fire engagement with insurgent forces in the Nad 'Ali district of Helmand province
Lance Bombardier Mark Chandler joined the Army on 5 January 2004 aged 26. He was posted to M (HQ) Battery 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery based in Hohne, Germany.
Mark Chandler deployed to Basra, Iraq on Op TELIC 7 as part of the Commanding Officer’s Rover Group. Professional...

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