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John Harrison

John Harrison

(1980 – 2009)

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John Harrison

John Harrison
(1980 – 2009)

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John Harrison

(1980 – 2009)
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This is an online obituary in memory of John Harrison. It is with deep sadness that the Ministry of Defence confirms that Corporal John Harrison from The Parachute Regiment was killed in Afghanistan in the early hours of Wednesday 9 September 2009. Corporal Harrison, aged 29, was part of an operation to free hostages from Taliban captivity. Stephen Farrell, a journalist of dual British/Irish nationality, was freed in the operation, which was supported by the Afghan authorities and our NATO allies. Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth said "Corporal John Harrison put his life on the line to rescue others. He made the ultimate sacrifice and acted heroically in the face of great danger, in the best tradition of the British
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Armed Forces and in full knowledge of the risks he faced. My thoughts are with his family, friends and comrades at this difficult time." This online memorial is in honour of John Harrison, his life and his ultimate sacrifice. May he forever be at peace.
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This is an online obituary in memory of John Harrison. It is with deep sadness that the Ministry of Defence confirms that Corporal John Harrison from The Parachute Regiment was killed in Afghanistan in the early hours of Wednesday 9 September 2009. Corporal Harrison, aged 29, was part of an operation to free hostages from Taliban captivity. Stephen Farrell, a journalist of dual British/Irish nationality, was freed in the operation, which was supported by the Afghan authorities and our NATO allies. Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth said "Corporal John Harrison put his life on the line to rescue others. He made the ultimate sacrifice and acted heroically in the face of great danger, in the best tradition of the British...

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