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Darren Deady

Darren Deady

(1988 – 2010)

  • Your brave work is now done,and will never be forgotten,R.I.P sunshine
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Darren Deady

Darren Deady
(1988 – 2010)

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Darren Deady

(1988 – 2010)
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About Darren
This is an online tribute dedicated to Kingsman Darren Deady. Darren Deady from the 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, died at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham on 10 September 2010 as a result of injuries sustained in Afghanistan.
Kingsman Darren Deady, serving as part of Combined Force Nahr-e Saraj (South), passed away from the injuries sustained from a gunshot wound in the Nahr-e Saraj District of Helmand Province on the morning of 23 August 2010.
Kingsman Darren Deady was born in Bolton on 18 January 1988 into a large Lancastrian family.
He joined the Army in October 2008 shortly after leaving school determined to join his local Infantry Regiment, The Duke of Lancaster’s
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Regiment.
On completion of the tough and arduous Combat Infantryman’s Course at the Infantry Training Centre in Catterick, he moved to Cyprus where he joined Arnhem Company of the 2nd Battalion in spring 2009 just in time for the commencement of Pre-Deployment Training for the Battalion’s Theatre Reserve role.
The Theatre Reserve Battalion provides acclimatised troops over a 12 month period as the UK's high readiness operational reserve. On completion of a busy and challenging period of preparation he deployed with his Company to southern Helmand going straight to Nad-e Ali as part of Operation MOSHTARAK in February 2010.
He had an excellent tour and shone amongst his peers for his
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beaming sense of humour which remained in tact in the face of adversity, something for which he became famous and which had the most positive and enduring effect on all those that knew him.
After returning to Cyprus the Battalion was deployed again and in July Arnhem Company returned to the Nahr-e Saraj region of Central Helmand.
On 23 August 2010, Kingsman Darren Deady was wounded in action fighting to defend a compound as part of Operation KAPCHA AMIQ 1, an operation to protect soldiers and civilians who were improving the infrastructure for the people of Nahr-e Saraj.
Arnhem Company were protecting a vital location when they came under prolonged, intense Small Arms and Rocket Propelled Grenade
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fire. Kingsman Deady was fatally wounded fighting alongside his fellow soldiers. He was given exceptional First Aid at the point of wounding by his friends, which kept him alive, before being evacuated to the hospital in Camp Bastion and subsequently to the UK for further treatment.
On 10 September 2010, with his family present; he passed away at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
Darren was a small man with an irrepressible sense of humour. He had a great talent for finding humour and making light of the darkest situations.
A young soldier with huge character, very popular and well respected, he was well known across the Battalion. His dedication and commitment to those around him earned
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him the unquestionable loyalty of those who worked with him.
His tragic loss has been extremely hard to bear for all those that had the privilege to meet him, he will never be forgotten.
Kingsman Darren Deady's family said:
"We would like to thank you all for your support through these difficult times they have been hard for everyone. I now hope you will join us in celebration of Darren's life.
"We lost a wonderful Son, Brother, Uncle, Grandson and friend; he is going to be missed by all. At this moment we are experiencing the hardest times of our life.
"Darren was proud to do a job that he loved and most of all believed in, his little brother once turned round to him and asked
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him: why do you fight? and Darren simply replied; "To make a difference".
"The Army and Hospital staff have been amazing and really have looked after us and supported us, nothing was ever too much trouble for them and we are eternally grateful to all involved.
"The other families we have met through this journey have been a tower of strength and we wish them all the best. There is only one thing left to say now: "Please Don't Forget Him".
"RIP Darren Deady you will be missed."
This memorial has been created to remember Darren Deady who died a hero doing his duty. His bravery and courage will never be forgotten. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 17th Oct 2012
Ann Aspery
wrote:
I have just watched 'Our War' and was so touched by it. Youf Family should be so proud of you Darren. RIP
Remembrance Messages
On 16th Sep 2010
T Mounsey
wrote:
RIP hero, you were the bravest of men this country produces,you shall always be remembered, your fight is sadly over and its time to rest, have a laugh with the lads in the naffi bar in the sky. God bless,sincere condolences to your family, friends and colleagues.
An army mum xx
Remembrance Messages
On 13th Sep 2010
jayne taylor
wrote:
We met when you were training in catterick with my son danny boy,and went on to join your own regiment,
Your work is done now,you make the world a better place to live in,R.I.P
and be proud to sit next to god,and may he take very special care of you,sleep tight sunshine xxxx
Remembrance Messages
On 12th Sep 2010
sam griffiths
wrote:
darren was a top lad he will never be forgot sadly missed by all family, friends and hole of a company 2lancs. kev will never forget being the first lad to meet you when u got to ballaltion RIP DEADY xx
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jayne taylor
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
Your brave work is now done,and will never be forgotten,R.I.P sunshine
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Darren Deady

This is an online tribute dedicated to Kingsman Darren Deady. Darren Deady from the 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, died at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham on 10 September 2010 as a result of injuries sustained in Afghanistan.
Kingsman Darren Deady, serving as part of Combined Force Nahr-e Saraj (South), passed away from the injuries sustained from a gunshot wound in the Nahr-e Saraj District of Helmand Province on the morning of 23 August 2010.
Kingsman Darren Deady was born in Bolton on 18 January 1988 into a large Lancastrian family.
He joined the Army in October 2008 shortly after leaving school determined to join his local Infantry Regiment, The Duke of Lancaster’s...

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