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Jamie Kirkpatrick

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Jamie Kirkpatrick

(Passed – 2010)

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Jamie Kirkpatrick

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(Passed – 2010)

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Jamie Kirkpatrick

(Passed – 2010)
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This is a tribute dedicated to the memory of Jamie Kirkpatrick. Corporal Jamie Kirkpatrick of 101 Engineer Regiment (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), part of the Counter-IED Task Force, was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Sunday 27 June 2010.
Corporal Jamie Kirkpatrick was attached to the Joint Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group, part of the Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Task Force, and was killed in a small arms fire engagement with insurgent forces in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province.
Corporal Jamie Kirkpatrick was 32 years of age. He was born in Edinburgh but lived Llanelli in South Wales.
He enlisted in the Corps of Royal Engineers in September 1997 and following training
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as a Combat Engineer and trade training as a Plant Operator Mechanic, he was posted to 28 Engineer Regiment in Hameln, Germany.
Over the next six years in Germany he qualified as a Class 1 Plant Operator Mechanic, promoted to Lance Corporal and deployed to Iraq on Operation TELIC as a Plant Section Second-in-Command.
After a spell at the Land Warfare Centre in Warminster he was promoted to Corporal in 2006.
A tour as a Corporal instructor at the Royal School of Military Engineering in Chatham quickly followed and in 2009 he was posted to 33 Engineer Regiment (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) where he successfully gained his Intermediate Explosive Ordnance Disposal qualification.
In April 2010 he
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volunteered for a tour of Afghanistan on Operation HERRICK 12, just as his Squadron was transferred to 101 Engineer Regiment (Explosive Ordnance Disposal).
He was attached back to 33 Engineer Regiment (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) for the deployment to Afghanistan.
Corporal Jamie Kirkpatrick was a member of the Joint Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group, part of the Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Task Force.
His role was as the Number 2 in a Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Team, supporting the Bomb Disposal Operator.
In Afghanistan he and his team started the tour in Lashkar Gah helping to increase the security of the area by disposing of Improvised Explosive Device constituent parts
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brought in by the Afghan National Police.
In May 2010 he deployed to Kajaki in the Sangin District of Helmand Province to work with 40 Commando Royal Marines Battle Group and played a large part in increasing the freedom of movement for the local Afghans by removing Improvised Explosive Devices from key routes as well as conducting life-saving training to members of the Battle Group.
Most recently the team moved to support the 1st Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles Battle Group, Combined Force Nahr-E Saraj (South).
He leaves behind his wife Heidi and their daughter Holly.
Jamie's family paid the following tribute:
"Jamie was a larger than life individual who was loved, loyal and loud. A
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wonderful son. He was a proud soldier, friend, brother, husband and Daddy.
"The family are devastated by their loss and are struggling to come to terms with the fact they will never see him again."
This online memorial has been created to honour the bravery and courage of Jamie Kirkpatrick and to remember his life and his sacrifice. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 7th Jul 2010
Debra Kyle
wrote:
I am sorry for the loss that Jamie's family, friends and Colleagues are going through - You will be in my thoughts x
Remembrance Messages
On 7th Jul 2010
sammi kay
wrote:
rest in peace sweet dreams and thank you xxx
Remembrance Messages
On 2nd Jul 2010
Eireen Griffiths
wrote:
My heartfelt sympathy is extended to Jamie's family, I had the honour of knowing Jamie and words are hard to find. Jamie the world will be a sad place without you, but those of us whose lives have been touched with your wicked smile and laughter will rememeber. R.I.P.
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Jamie Kirkpatrick

This is a tribute dedicated to the memory of Jamie Kirkpatrick. Corporal Jamie Kirkpatrick of 101 Engineer Regiment (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), part of the Counter-IED Task Force, was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Sunday 27 June 2010.
Corporal Jamie Kirkpatrick was attached to the Joint Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group, part of the Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Task Force, and was killed in a small arms fire engagement with insurgent forces in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province.
Corporal Jamie Kirkpatrick was 32 years of age. He was born in Edinburgh but lived Llanelli in South Wales.
He enlisted in the Corps of Royal Engineers in September 1997 and following training...

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