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Thomas Lake

Thomas Lake

(Passed – 2011)

  • Another hero passed away. We will never forget your sacrifice. My sincere sympathies go out to all your family and friends. RIP.
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Thomas Lake

Thomas Lake
(Passed – 2011)

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Thomas Lake

(Passed – 2011)
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This is a tribute dedicated to the memory of Thomas Christopher Lake. Private Thomas Lake, from 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Sunday 20th November 2011.
Private Thomas Lake was taking part in a patrol to reassure the local population in the Jamal Kowi area of the Nahr-e Saraj district of central Helmand when he was caught in an explosion. He was airlifted to the field hospital at Camp Bastion where he unfortunately passed away from his injuries.
Thomas Lake, aged 29, from Watford, joined the Army in November 2009 and passed out of training in May 2010, joining 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (1 PWRR), known as 'The Tigers',
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in Germany shortly afterwards.
Upon joining the battalion he attended a number of courses - most notably the Infantry Assault Pioneers' Course and the Team Medics' Course, and he recently completed part one of the arduous Snipers' Course in Brecon, Wales.
He joined B Company and deployed to Canada with 4 Platoon in July 2010, and he stayed with that platoon for the rest of his training and subsequent deployment to Afghanistan. While new to the battalion, he was quickly recognised as an extremely competent and reliable soldier by his peers and his chain of command. Fit and confident, he demonstrated the ability to take on all manner of tasks and succeed.
Private Thomas Lake leaves behind a loving
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mother, Carol. He will be missed dearly by his friends and family and all those who knew him.
Thomas's mother, Carol, said:
"Tom was a wonderful son and I will miss him more than I can say. He had so many friends who will remember him as a loyal, fun-loving action man who was always the first to try anything new and usually excelled at it. Tom loved the Army and was so proud to be a soldier; he died doing something he loved and believed in. I will always be proud of my boy.
"The amount of support, phone calls and flowers I have received pays tribute to the sort of man Tom was and I would like to thank everyone for their kind thoughts and words."
This is an online memorial created in honour of
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Thomas Lake who died a hero. May he never be forgotten and always rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 22nd Aug 2012
Lynne Dymond
wrote:
Taken So Soon
From this Earthly Plane
You've Passed Your Tests
No More Knowledge to Gain.
I Watched You Grow
From Boy to Man
Seen Tricycles, Bicycles
Even a Dulux
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Remembrance Messages
Lynne Dymond
message continued:
van!
You've Never Been Far
From Flat to Farm
I Kept an Eye
In Case You Came to Harm.
You Joined the Army
Two Years Ago
Realised Your Dream
But Met with Your Foe.
So Many Hearts
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Lynne Dymond
message continued:
Touched
In Your Short Time Here
You'll Be Sadly Missed
But Always Held Dear.
© 2011 Lynne Dymond, All Rights Reserved.
Remembrance Messages
On 21st Aug 2012
Claire Baker
wrote:
Its been 9 months and Never a day goes past when your not in my thoughts and prayers! Miss u Tom! Xx
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Anonymous
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
Another hero passed away. We will never forget your sacrifice. My sincere sympathies go out to all your family and friends. RIP.
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Thomas Lake

This is a tribute dedicated to the memory of Thomas Christopher Lake. Private Thomas Lake, from 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, was tragically killed in Afghanistan on Sunday 20th November 2011.
Private Thomas Lake was taking part in a patrol to reassure the local population in the Jamal Kowi area of the Nahr-e Saraj district of central Helmand when he was caught in an explosion. He was airlifted to the field hospital at Camp Bastion where he unfortunately passed away from his injuries.
Thomas Lake, aged 29, from Watford, joined the Army in November 2009 and passed out of training in May 2010, joining 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (1 PWRR), known as 'The Tigers',...

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