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Darren Foster

Darren Foster

(Passed – 2010)

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Darren Foster

Darren Foster
(Passed – 2010)

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Darren Foster

(Passed – 2010)
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This is a tribute to Sapper Darren Foster of 21 Engineer Regiment who was tragically killed on Friday 13 August 2010. Whilst he was manning a sangar in order to provide security to his colleagues in Patrol Base Sangin Fulod, Sapper Darren Foster was engaged by small arms fire and suffered a gunshot wound.
He received medical treatment on site and was evacuated by helicopter to the Bastion Role 3 Hospital where he unfortunately died of his wounds.
Sapper Darren Foster, aged 20, originally from Carlisle, enlisted into the Royal Engineers on 22 September 2008. After completing basic training he qualified as a combat engineer and subsequently as a military fabricator. He joined 21 Engineer Regiment, based
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in Ripon, on 18 May 2010.
After preparing for deployment in Ripon, he joined the Regiment on Operation HERRICK 12 on 20 July 2010. He quickly joined his section who were supporting 40 Commando Royal Marines in Sangin.
He was employed on a wide range of construction and combat engineer tasks and was closely involved in the demanding construction project to upgrade Patrol Base Sangin Fulod to a company-sized location.
In a joint statement, the family of Darren said:
"He was a loving son, grandson and brother who will be sorely missed for his crazy flamboyant lifestyle. His only aim was to serve in the Army, for which he made us all proud."
This is an online memorial dedicated to the memory
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of Darren Foster who died doing his duty whilst serving his country. His sacrifice will not be forgotten. May he rest in peace.
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Darren Foster

This is a tribute to Sapper Darren Foster of 21 Engineer Regiment who was tragically killed on Friday 13 August 2010. Whilst he was manning a sangar in order to provide security to his colleagues in Patrol Base Sangin Fulod, Sapper Darren Foster was engaged by small arms fire and suffered a gunshot wound.
He received medical treatment on site and was evacuated by helicopter to the Bastion Role 3 Hospital where he unfortunately died of his wounds.
Sapper Darren Foster, aged 20, originally from Carlisle, enlisted into the Royal Engineers on 22 September 2008. After completing basic training he qualified as a combat engineer and subsequently as a military fabricator. He joined 21 Engineer Regiment, based...

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