Saturday, February 19, 2011

Australian soldier, Jamie Larcombe, killed in action

Jamie Larcombe and partner, Rhiannon
An Australian soldier and Afghan interpreter have been killed in Afghanistan overnight.

Defence Force Chief Angus Houston said that the pair had been shot and despite immediate first aid, could not be saved.

The incident happened during an unpartnered patrol in an area to the south-east of patrol base Wali.
The Australian casualty is 21-year-old Sapper Jamie Ronald Larcombe, a South Australian from a Darwin regiment.

It's understood to be the second death from the same regiment in as many weeks.

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1 comment:

  1. R.I.P you are a soldier worthy of the brave reputation of all diggers. Thanks for paying the ultimate sacrifice, I will remember you.


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