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James Leverett

"Lev"

James Leverett

(Passed – 2010)

  • A candle for a brave young man who Rawmarsh will never forget. R.I.P James our local hero x x x
    Lit by sarah harrison
  • Didnt know u james but you did your country proud i am from rotherham thinking of ur family and your unborn baby he will be so proud of you
    Lit by Wendy Hartley
  • Sleep tight Jimmy lad..Your a hero and an inspiration to us all xx
    Lit by Claire Horler
  • You have made the ultimate sacrifice for your country and we will never forget.
    Lit by Anonymous
  • I am lighting this candle in admiration of the work that you do and the sacrifice you have made rest easy soldier.
    Lit by Anonymous
  • Your bravery and courage will not be forgotten. My prayers are with your family and friends at this difficult time. Rest in peace.
    Given by Anonymous
  • You died for your country. You were a hero to the last. Rest in peace.
    Lit by Anonymous
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James Leverett

James Leverett
(Passed – 2010)

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James Leverett

(Passed – 2010)
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About James
This is an online tribute dedicated to the memory of James Leverett "Lev". Trooper James Anthony Leverett of D (The Green Horse) Squadron, The Viking Group, The Royal Dragoon Guards, was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Monday 5 July 2010.
Trooper James Leverett was killed in an explosion when his Viking armoured vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province.
The incident occurred while James and his troop were providing security for the building of Route Trident in support of the 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles Battle Group.
The route is crucial as it links the provincial capital, Lashkar Gah, with the economic hub of Gereshk. Once
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completed, it will allow local Afghans to travel and trade more freely and securely, boosting development and prosperity.
Trooper James Anthony Leverett, 'Lev' or 'Levy' to his mates, was 20 years old. He was born in Great Yarmouth and grew up in Sheffield and Rotherham. Having worked as a plasterer's labourer after leaving school, he joined the Army at 18 in May 2008, attending the Army Training Regiment, Winchester.
On completion of his time at Winchester, he attended the Armour Centre in Dorset where he qualified as a Challenger 2 tank driver. He joined D (The Green Horse) Squadron, The Royal Dragoon Guards, in January 2009.
Tpr Leverett deployed on Exercise Medicine Man 2 in 2009 with D (The
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Green Horse) Squadron. On return from a successful exercise in Canada, he was selected as a member of the Viking Group for Op HERRICK 12.
He completed Mission Specific Training for HERRICK 12, qualifying as a Viking crewman with 1st Troop. He deployed to Afghanistan in early June 2010.
Tpr Leverett leaves behind his parents, Neville and Sharon, his three brothers, Neville, Lewis and Jack, and his girlfriend, Tiffany, who is due to give birth to their first child in September.
The family and friends of Trooper Leverett have made the following statement:
"James was strong-minded and determined. Whatever he set his mind to, he kept on trying until he achieved his goal. He was very likeable
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and had many friends in and out of the Army.

"He was a loving son to mum Sharon, father Neville and stepdad Tony, and loyal brother to Neville, Lewis, Jack and stepbrother Shane, and being the oldest brother was someone that they looked up to. He was also the adoring boyfriend of Tiffany and proudly looking forward to the birth of his son.
"We will miss him so much and he will always be loved and remembered."
This memorial has been created to honour the life of James 'Lev' Leverett. He died a hero. May he never be forgotten.
Remembrance Messages
On 26th Jul 2010
rachel
wrote:
a true rawmarsh hero never forgotten rip jimmy xxxxx
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On 20th Jul 2010
She Payne
wrote:
A brave Lad x RIP
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On 20th Jul 2010
claire
wrote:
A real hero. R.I.P James, you have done your time in hell huni. sleep well. xxx
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On 11th Jul 2010
Levi Rotheram
wrote:
Rest in peace Jimmy mate you will never be forgotten in rawmarsh xx
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On 9th Jul 2010
Cate
wrote:
R.I.P. brave young soldier. Condolences to your family and friends.
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On 9th Jul 2010
Anon ymous
wrote:
Jimmy & Tiff... happy times never to be forgotten.
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On 8th Jul 2010
sophie
wrote:
R.I.P James Levrett every one loved you from rawmarsh you will never be forgotten you would have been an excelent dad Your in a better place na but dnt know why they had to take you instead why couldnt they have took one off idiots you was a probber swnd lad and you would have been a briliont dad bet he gunna look right like you least you did a really good thing for this contry least no1 can say you didnt die wid dignty rest in peace Every 1 thinking about
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sophie
message continued:
you you will remain in our hearts for eva and we will all look after you family and tiff and lil james <3 Rawmarsh true solja And A True hero never forgotten james <3
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On 8th Jul 2010
lisa grundy
wrote:
i did not know you but my thoughts go out to all your friends and family , you were a hero and they all wll be so proud of you ,god bless you x
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On 8th Jul 2010
sarah ohlendorf
wrote:
R.I.P james always in our hearts
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On 7th Jul 2010
ken clewes
wrote:
I did not know you but my gratitude and respect, goes out to you and all of your fallen comrades, RIP Soldier, this country owes you and many like you a great debt.
My sincere condolences to your family
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On 7th Jul 2010
Darren Barratt
wrote:
rip james you be sadly missed by all who knows you and you will away`s be remmembered sweet dreams
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On 7th Jul 2010
Dennis Redfearn
wrote:
James I didn't know you personnely but I had the privilege of serving in the 4/7 RDG which was one of the Regiments that make up the ROYAL DRAGOON GGUARDS, as a former DRAGOON to a DRAGOON may you RIP QS
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On 7th Jul 2010
chrissie
wrote:
I did not know you but you are a true hero, may you be remembered always by your country for giving the ultimate sacrifice. sleep tight brave soldier.
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On 7th Jul 2010
molly leverett
wrote:
to my biggest cuz,sleep tight my brave soldier.will miss yr big hugs,dont worry i will play with baby james for you. love you always xxxxxxxxx
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On 7th Jul 2010
diane
wrote:
will miss you james with your beautiful smile , god bless ya xxxx
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On 7th Jul 2010
Debra Kyle
wrote:
From someone who never met you my heart goes out to those of Your Family, Your Commrades, Your Friends and All those Still Serving - you have paid the ultimate price for our freedom and I Respect you for that R.I.P James x
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On 7th Jul 2010
Scott Broadhead
wrote:
You was the best lad ive ever meet never had owt bad to say about anybody you will never be forgot in heart and mind R.I.P. Jimmy x x
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On 7th Jul 2010
sammi kay
wrote:
rest in peace sweet dreams and thank you, bein an army wife my love and thoughts are with your family xxx
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On 7th Jul 2010
simon frosdick
wrote:
r.i.p mate you will never be forgotten xxx
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On 7th Jul 2010
Kim
wrote:
R.I.P james we are all proud of you... my thoughts are with your family... sleep tight love xxx 1 brave true hero
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On 7th Jul 2010
sharon c
wrote:
rest in peace brave soldier
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On 7th Jul 2010
kerrie pick
wrote:
i didnt no u too but i have seen u round rawmarsh.i just want to say thanku for being a brave soilder u are one ov many.and i want to send my condolences to your girlfriend and family & friends.....R.I.P u brave soilder..xxx
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On 7th Jul 2010
Anonymous
wrote:
I didn't know you but I just wanted to say that I really appreciate everything that our armed forces are doing for us. You are all so brave and if it wasn't for people like you the world would be a terrible place. My sincere condolences to your family and friends. RIP x
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Kindly lit by
sarah harrison
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
A candle for a brave young man who Rawmarsh will never forget. R.I.P James our local hero x x x
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Wendy Hartley
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
Didnt know u james but you did your country proud i am from rotherham thinking of ur family and your unborn baby he will be so proud of you
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Claire Horler
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
Sleep tight Jimmy lad..Your a hero and an inspiration to us all xx
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Anonymous
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
You have made the ultimate sacrifice for your country and we will never forget.
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Anonymous
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
I am lighting this candle in admiration of the work that you do and the sacrifice you have made rest easy soldier.
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Anonymous
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
Your bravery and courage will not be forgotten. My prayers are with your family and friends at this difficult time. Rest in peace.
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Anonymous
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
You died for your country. You were a hero to the last. Rest in peace.
Jimmy
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James Leverett

This is an online tribute dedicated to the memory of James Leverett "Lev". Trooper James Anthony Leverett of D (The Green Horse) Squadron, The Viking Group, The Royal Dragoon Guards, was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Monday 5 July 2010.
Trooper James Leverett was killed in an explosion when his Viking armoured vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province.
The incident occurred while James and his troop were providing security for the building of Route Trident in support of the 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles Battle Group.
The route is crucial as it links the provincial capital, Lashkar Gah, with the economic hub of Gereshk. Once...

James Leverett is remembered by...
sarah harrison
Wendy Hartley
Claire Horler
rachel
She Payne
claire
Levi Rotheram
Cate
Anon ymous
sophie
lisa grundy
sarah ohlendorf
ken clewes
Darren Barratt
Dennis Redfearn
chrissie
molly leverett
diane
Debra Kyle
Scott Broadhead
sammi kay
simon frosdick
Kim
sharon c
kerrie pick
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