Thursday, 28 May 2009

In Memoriam: Darren Bonner - Viking

Corporal Darren Bonner of the 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment was killed on Monday 28th May 2007 in Helmand, Afghanistan.
Cpl Bonner was on patrol near Hyderabad in the Gereshk region of Helmand when the vehicle in which he was travelling was hit by an IED.

Darren's CO said: "Corporal Bonner was an incredibly caring and compassionate man. Behind the
tattoos and the muscle lay a man with huge emotional intelligence, who provided a real father figure to many of the younger soldiers in A Company".
Sergeant Stuart Rumsey, said: "Corporal Daz Bonner was the life and soul of the Company. Professionally talented, no task was beyond his determination to succeed."

MoD: Corporal Darren Bonner killed in Afghanistan
Lasting Tribute: Darren Bonner
The Mirror: A hero's last email home