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Matthew Thomas

Matthew Thomas

(Passed – 2010)

  • love and miss you so much its painful.always with you love mum xxxxxxxx
    Lit by Beverley Michael
  • A light to brighten the darkness and burn forever like your sacrifice. RIP brave soldier.
    Lit by Anonymous
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Matthew Thomas

Matthew Thomas
(Passed – 2010)

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Matthew Thomas

(Passed – 2010)
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About Matthew
This is a tribute dedicated to Matthew Thomas. Corporal Matthew Thomas, from the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, was tragically killed in the Garmsir district of Helmand province on Saturday 25 September 2010.
Corporal Matthew Thomas was killed when the vehicle he was driving was struck by an improvised explosive device.
A spokesperson for the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers said:
"Corporal Matthew Thomas was an intelligent, dedicated and courageous man whose all-round professionalism as a soldier, excellence as a sportsman, and deep, deep competence as a mechanical engineer were widely respected and admired.
"Though still a young man he was a natural leader, setting
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About Matthew
the highest standards, showing enormous moral strength, and nurturing those under his command at every turn. His ready smile, natural exuberance and 'can do' attitude were much prized by all with whom he worked, and were testament to how he loved his profession.
"He revelled in the responsibility, challenges and opportunities presented to him as a vehicle mechanic on operations in Afghanistan. And for their part the troops whom he supported so ably wholeheartedly embraced 'Tommo', as he was fondly called.
"He died alongside these comrades, with whom such a bond had been built and who meant so much to him. His passing is a sad day for us but we must count ourselves privileged to have served with
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such a talented, rounded and inspirational man.
"Our thoughts are with his family at this difficult time. We hope that in the midst of their terrible loss they can draw strength, as we do, from fond memories of a remarkable sportsman, soldier, mechanic and leader."
This is an online memorial to honour the courage and bravery of Matthew Thomas and the ultimate sacrifice he made for his country. He will never be forgotten. May he rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 30th Sep 2010
nikisha morcom
wrote:
rip mat we will all miss you very much. love dale godbear nikisha and family xxxx
Remembrance Messages
On 28th Sep 2010
Mike Beirne
wrote:
Another good man taken from us in the prime of life. Let us be always grateful for what Matthew did for us. God bless him and may he rest in peace.
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Kindly lit by
Beverley Michael
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
love and miss you so much its painful.always with you love mum xxxxxxxx
Kindly lit by
Anonymous
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
A light to brighten the darkness and burn forever like your sacrifice. RIP brave soldier.
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Matthew Thomas

This is a tribute dedicated to Matthew Thomas. Corporal Matthew Thomas, from the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, was tragically killed in the Garmsir district of Helmand province on Saturday 25 September 2010.
Corporal Matthew Thomas was killed when the vehicle he was driving was struck by an improvised explosive device.
A spokesperson for the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers said:
"Corporal Matthew Thomas was an intelligent, dedicated and courageous man whose all-round professionalism as a soldier, excellence as a sportsman, and deep, deep competence as a mechanical engineer were widely respected and admired.
"Though still a young man he was a natural leader, setting...

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