Lance Sergeant Mark Terence Burgan, aged 28, was killed on 23rd March 2011 by an improvised explosive device after returning from an operation supporting the Afghan National Army. The incident happened in Nahr-e Saraj, Helmand.
Lance Sergeant Burgan came from Liverpool, and joined the 1st Battalion Irish Guards in 1999. He served on Operations in Northern Ireland, Iraq, and Afghanistan. He rose to the rank of Lance Sergeant, joined the Battalion Signals Platoon, becoming a Signals Detachment Commander.
He was serving with the 1st Battalion Irish Guards.