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Jamie Janes

Jamie Janes

(1989 – 2009)

  • love u little brother
    Lit by joanne janes
  • Lit by Anonymous
  • You died a hero. Condolences to all your family and colleagues.
    Given by Laura Michaels
  • My heart goes out to your family. Rest in peace.
    Lit by Laura Michaels
  • Rest in peace
    Lit by Anonymous
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Jamie Janes

Jamie Janes
(1989 – 2009)

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Jamie Janes

(1989 – 2009)
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About Jamie
This is an online obituary in memory of Jamie Janes. Jamie Janes was a guardsman in the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards. Jamie Janes was killed as a result of an explosion that happened whilst on a foot patrol near to Nad e-Ali district centre in central Helmand province. He was mortally wounded by an improvised explosive device, which also wounded three of his colleagues. The explosion was followed up by an insurgent ambush which the patrol then had to fight off before evacuating the wounded soldiers. Unfortunately Guardsman Janes died en route to hospital. Guardsman Janes was a Guardsman in 6 Platoon, 2 Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards. Born on 16 May 1989 in Stafford, his family moved to Brighton when he
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About Jamie
was two. He attended Hove Park Comprehensive School and began his Army career at Harrogate Foundation College when he was 16, before moving to the Infantry Training Centre Catterick. Guardsman Janes leaves behind his beloved girlfriend, Kate, three brothers (one of whom is serving in the British Army), two sisters, and his mother. Jamie Janes' experience and professionalism from his previous tour of Afghanistan ensured he was a reliable and dependable individual whatever the circumstances. He was a natural soldier, comfortable on operations in testing circumstances, and he had a very promising career ahead of him. Lieutenant Colonel Roly Walker, Commanding Officer of the Grenadier Guards Battle Group, said, "Guardsman
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Janes was an integral member of 2 Company, both on a professional level and as a constant source of morale. His experience and cool head reassured the younger, less experienced Guardsmen and set their minds at ease as they began to come to terms with the task at hand." This memorial is to honour Jamie Janes, his life and his ultimate sacrifice.
Remembrance Messages
On 18th Oct 2009
joanne janes
wrote:
we miss u so much babe,u have been takin from us far to soon but are love for u will never stop and we will never for get u, love your big sis jo xxxxxxx
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Kindly lit by
joanne janes
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
love u little brother
Kindly lit by
Anonymous
on 4th Jul 2015
Kindly given by
Laura Michaels
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
You died a hero. Condolences to all your family and colleagues.
Kindly lit by
Laura Michaels
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
My heart goes out to your family. Rest in peace.
Kindly lit by
Anonymous
on 4th Jul 2015
They wrote:
Rest in peace
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Jamie Janes

This is an online obituary in memory of Jamie Janes. Jamie Janes was a guardsman in the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards. Jamie Janes was killed as a result of an explosion that happened whilst on a foot patrol near to Nad e-Ali district centre in central Helmand province. He was mortally wounded by an improvised explosive device, which also wounded three of his colleagues. The explosion was followed up by an insurgent ambush which the patrol then had to fight off before evacuating the wounded soldiers. Unfortunately Guardsman Janes died en route to hospital. Guardsman Janes was a Guardsman in 6 Platoon, 2 Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards. Born on 16 May 1989 in Stafford, his family moved to Brighton when he...

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