Friday, February 1, 2013

Fallen soldier saves four lives with his donated organs

British Army Kingsman Dave Shaw, who died at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham on Wednesday 16th January 2013 from wounds sustained after being shot in Afghanistan on 14th January, has saved the lives of four seriously ill patients in Birmingham.

Following the 23-year-old soldier's death, his parents donated his organs in the hope that his death would save the lives of others.

Kingsman Shaw was serving with the 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment when he was shot by enemy forces near Lashkar Gah in Helmand Province. He was on his second deployment to Afghanistan.

Read the full story at the Daily Mail

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