Corporal Peter Thorpe and Lance Corporal Jabron Hashmi from the 3rd Para Battlegroup were killed in Sangin, Afghanistan on 1st July 2006.
Cpl Thorpe's CO said: "Corporal Thorpe was a highly motivated, talented and tremendously popular soldier who constantly inspired those around him whatever the situation. A gifted instructor, he had acquired a huge range of military skills and qualifications and was happiest when passing on this knowledge".
L/Cpl Hashmi's CO said: "Enthusiastic, confident and immensely popular, Lance Corporal Hashmi displayed all the qualities of a first class soldier. His enthusiasm for the role he had been given was simply outstanding. He was brimming with confidence and hugely keen to take part in all the training prior to the operation."
MoD: Corporal Peter Thorpe and Lance Corporal Jabron Hashmi killed in Afghanistan