Lieutenant David Boyce and Lance Corporal Richard Scanlon killed in Afghanistan
It is with sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Lieutenant David Alexander Grant Boyce and Lance Corporal Richard Scanlon, both from 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards were killed in Afghanistan on Thursday 17 November 2011.
Both soldiers were serving with the Formation Reconnaissance Squadron. They were on a patrol providing security in the Yakchal region of Nahr-e-Saraj, in Central Helmand, when their armoured vehicle struck an Improvised Explosive Device. Tragically, both men were killed in the resulting explosion.