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Thomas Sephton

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Thomas Sephton

(Passed – 2010)

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Thomas Sephton

Thomas Sephton
(Passed – 2010)

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Thomas Sephton

(Passed – 2010)
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About Thomas
This is a tribute to Thomas Sephton. Private Thomas Sephton from the 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment, tragically passed away in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, on Monday 5 July 2010, of wounds sustained during service in Afghanistan.
Private Thomas Sephton had been in Afghanistan serving as part of Combined Force Nahr-e Saraj (North) when he was wounded in an explosion whilst on patrol in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province on Sunday 4 July.
His patrol was providing protection for the clearance of a road in the Upper Gereshk Valley. Pte Sephton received treatment on site and later at Camp Bastion before being flown to the UK for further treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in
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Birmingham where he succumbed to his injuries.
Pte Thomas Sephton was 20 years old and from Warrington. He enlisted into the Army in July 2008 and joined the 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire) [1 MERCIAN] in January 2009 following the Combat Infantryman's Course in Catterick. He joined Mortar Platoon and served in the United Kingdom, The Falkland Islands and Kenya, and on operations in Afghanistan.
The family of Thomas have made the following statement:
"Tom meant the world to everyone who knew him. We are so very proud of our brave soldier. He will be with us forever in our hearts."
This is an online memorial created to honour the life of Thomas Sephton. He served his country
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and made the ultimate sacrifice. He will never be forgotten. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 8th Jul 2010
gill
wrote:
Stand at ease Thomas for you the battle is done. God bless your precious soul. Thoughts and prayers are with his family & friends.
Remembrance Messages
On 8th Jul 2010
Debra Kyle
wrote:
So sorry that your lovely Son, Brother, Husband, Colleague, etc has passed over due to injuries sustain in Afghanistan - my heart and soul goes out to you all.
R.I.P Thomas - You are a HERO and RESPECT to you for doing the job you did xx
Remembrance Messages
On 7th Jul 2010
Katie Ward
wrote:
The soldier stood and faced his god which must always come to pass
he hoped his shoes were shining just as brightly as his brass
"step forward now you soldier, how shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned to other cheek?
To my church have you been true?"
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Remembrance Messages
Katie Ward
message continued:
the soldier squared his shoulders and said
"no, lord I guess I aint but those of us who carry guns, can’t always be a saint
Ive had to work most Sundays, and at times my talk is tough and sometimes Ive been violent because the world is awfully rough
but I never took a penny that wasnt mine to keep
though I worked alot of over time when bills got just too steep
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Remembrance Messages
Katie Ward
message continued:
and I never passed a cry for help though at times I shook with fear.
and sometimes god forgive me Ive wept unmanly tears
I know I don’t deserve a place among these people here they never wanted me around except to calm their fears
if uve a place here lord it neednt be so grand
I never expected or had too much but if you dont il understand
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Katie Ward
message continued:
there was a silence all around the throne where the saints had often trod as the soldier waited quietly for the judgment of his god
"step forward now, you soldier uve borne your burdens well walk peacefully in heavens streets uve done your time in hell."
RIP Tom xxx
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This is a tribute to Thomas Sephton. Private Thomas Sephton from the 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment, tragically passed away in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, on Monday 5 July 2010, of wounds sustained during service in Afghanistan.
Private Thomas Sephton had been in Afghanistan serving as part of Combined Force Nahr-e Saraj (North) when he was wounded in an explosion whilst on patrol in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province on Sunday 4 July.
His patrol was providing protection for the clearance of a road in the Upper Gereshk Valley. Pte Sephton received treatment on site and later at Camp Bastion before being flown to the UK for further treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in...

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