Lance Corporal Paul Farrelly and Troop Leader Lieutenant Tom Mildinhall both from 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards (The Welsh Cavalry) were killed on Sunday 28th May 2006 in the Al Jezaizah district of northwest Basra, Iraq.
“Lieutenant Mildinhall was a thoroughly capable officer. He was intelligent, determined and utterly loyal to both his own command and his superiors. He led by example and his soldiers responded positively, safe in the knowledge he had their best interests at heart."
"Lance Corporal Farrelly was widely acknowledged as one of the most competent Lance Corporals in the Regiment. He was knowledgeable, quick-thinking and tough. He stood out amongst his peers as a natural leader; level-headed and utterly dependable."