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Jonathan Monk

Jonathan Monk

(Passed – 2010)

  • Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. You, and the other members of our Armed Forces, are true heroes. RIP.
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Jonathan Monk

Jonathan Monk
(Passed – 2010)

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Jonathan Monk

(Passed – 2010)
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About Jonathan
This is a tribute to Jonathan Monk. Private Jonathan Michael Monk from 2nd Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, attached to 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment, was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday 9 June 2010.
Private Jonathan Monk was caught in an explosion and killed during a foot patrol to clear an area of improvised explosive devices to increase local national freedom of movement.
Private Jonathan Monk was 25 years old and from London. He joined the Army in 2001 aged 16 and joined the 2nd Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment following completion of basic training.
Initially in 6 Platoon, B Company he completed tours of Iraq in 2005 and Northern Ireland in
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2006. Thereafter he moved to the Javelin Platoon for a further three years which included a tour of Afghanistan in 2008.
He left regular service in March 2009 to join the Fire Service. Due to a delay in the recruitment process he volunteered for mobilisation with the 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire) for the duration of Op HERRICK 12.
Following mobilisation, Private Monk deployed to Afghanistan with Mons Platoon, 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire) in April 2010. He subsequently moved to C Company, 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire) operating from Patrol Base RAHIM as part of the Danish Battlegroup in the Combined Force Nahr-e Saraj (North) area of Helmand Province.
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/>The company has been providing security and stability to the Upper Gereshk Valley over the last three months along with improving the lives of ordinary Afghans by promoting governance and Afghan economic development.
The family of Jonathan made the following statement:
"Jonathan/Jon was the most wonderful son, and a truly great brother to Michaela. The Army was in his blood, it was all he'd ever wanted to do since he was five years old.
"He had great energy and drive, and tremendous courage and determination. Even as a child he had no fear of tackling difficult situations and would never give up.
"He was extremely generous both to family and friends, and always eager to give help
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to anyone that needed it.
"He leaves and enormous void in all our lives. We will miss him so much, but we will always be so proud of his achievements and the dedicated way he served his country. He will always be our hero."
This memorial has been created to honour the life of Jonathan Monk and always remember his sacrifice. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 17th Jun 2010
kate johansen
wrote:
To us you are a " True hero " you were so brave and had a lot of courage for what you did for this country.
You will be sadly missed but never forgotten!
You always made us laugh or brought a smile to our faces when we saw you and you would never think twice about putting your hand in your pocket and buying everyone a drink, everyone elses was a single while you got yourself
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kate johansen
message continued:
a double!! I liked your style!
It was such a privilage to have met you and know you Jonathan.
you are in safe hands now and no harm can come to you.
I hope they relise what a brilliant angel they have up there now!!
All our love and thoughts are with you and your family right now,
Rest In Peace Jonathan Micheal Monk, untill we all meet again!
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kate johansen
message continued:
God bless!
Martin, Kate and Emma!
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Anonymous
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. You, and the other members of our Armed Forces, are true heroes. RIP.
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Jonathan Monk

This is a tribute to Jonathan Monk. Private Jonathan Michael Monk from 2nd Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, attached to 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment, was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday 9 June 2010.
Private Jonathan Monk was caught in an explosion and killed during a foot patrol to clear an area of improvised explosive devices to increase local national freedom of movement.
Private Jonathan Monk was 25 years old and from London. He joined the Army in 2001 aged 16 and joined the 2nd Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment following completion of basic training.
Initially in 6 Platoon, B Company he completed tours of Iraq in 2005 and Northern Ireland in...

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