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Lieutenant Daniel John Clack killed in Afghanistan

August 15, 2011

It is with sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Lieutenant Daniel John Clack, from 1st Battalion The Rifles, was killed in Afghanistan on 12 August 2011.

Lieutenant Daniel John Clack [Picture: via MOD]

Lieutenant Daniel John Clack. Picture: via MOD.

Lieutenant Clack was killed while leading a ten-man patrol into the village of Dactran to speak to the local nationals and discuss a shura due to take place the next day.

Approximately 150 metres from the front gate his patrol was struck by an improvised explosive device, killing him and injuring five other members of his patrol.

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. jack permalink
    August 15, 2011 21:00

    A brave hero. May he R.I.P. and may his family somehow find comfort from the words written about him as a true soldier. God bless and keep the faith.

  2. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    August 15, 2011 22:31

    I condolence to You, Marines Corp, family for the death of Lieutenent Daniel John Clack.
    I am sure He is with The Fathers and He pray for us, telling He will We are not saddened as He is living.
    Friendly claudio Alpaca

  3. Barry Sheridan permalink
    August 16, 2011 13:58

    The loss of Lieutenant Daniel Clack is devastating for his mum, dad, brother, fiancee and to all who served alongside and under him. There are words aplenty that purport to fill the gap left by his passing, alas I doubt they prove adequate. RIP. We will remember you all.

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