British soldier killed ‘by elephant’ in counter poaching operation

London: A British soldier has been killed while taking part in counter poaching operations in Malawi, Britain's defence ministry said on Tuesday. Guardsman Mathew Talbot, who served with The 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, was killed on May 5 while on his first operational deployment, the ministry said. British media reported that the soldier was believed to have been trampled by […]

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Soldier in Military Police died after drinking too much, inquest hears

Female soldier, 28, in the Royal Military Police died after drinking too much when she returned from posting in Germany, inquest hears Private Mhairi Burnet, 28, was found dead in Bordon, Hampshire, in December She had just returned from posting in Germany, an inquest in Basingstoke heard Tests showed Ms Burnet’s cause of death to be acute alcohol intoxication  A female soldier […]

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Corporal helps fellow soldier after learning he was homeless

Corporal, 42, whose life was saved by fellow soldier following Afghanistan mine blast returns favour 10 years later after learning he was homeless Andy Reid was Army corporal when he lost arm and both legs in Afghanistan Alex Kemp, then 18, rushed to his aid with tourniquets and dressings in 2009 Last year, Mr Reid was worried about Mr Kemp […]

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