Dead British soldier named
Sunday, August 13, 2006
Twenty-six year-old Lance Corporal Sean Tansey, from the, was killed whilst mending a damaged near Sangin in province. An inquiry into his death will now be conducted.
"Always smart, always hard working, he was a very experienced reconnaissance soldier, who was not only respected professionally but was also a charming individual, hugely popular among his peers," said Lt Col Edward Smyth-Osbourne, Commanding Officer of the Household Cavalry regiment. "With his death the Household Cavalry has suffered the loss of another exceptionally talented member of the regiment."
He is the nineteenth British soldier to die in Afghanistan since operations began in 2001.
- "Accident death UK soldier named" — , August 13, 2006
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