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Corporal Michael John Thacker killed in Afghanistan

June 6, 2012

It is with sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Corporal Michael John Thacker, from 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh, was killed in Afghanistan on Friday 1 June 2012.

Corporal Michael John Thacker

Corporal Michael John Thacker. Picture: via MOD

Corporal Thacker was part of the Fire Support Group manning Observation Post ‘Tir’ in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province when he was hit by small arms fire. He received immediate medical attention and was evacuated by helicopter, but sadly could not be saved despite the best efforts of medical staff.

Continues at: mod.uk – Corporal Michael John Thacker killed in Afghanistan

2 Comments leave one →
  1. mo3andjo7 permalink
    June 6, 2012 14:41

    ONCE AGAIN WE GIVE OUR THANKS AND OUR DEBT OF GRATITUDE TO A YOUNG SOLDIER WHO HAS PAID THE ULTIMATE PRICE – OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH HIS FAMILY AND HIS COLLEAGUES. WE WILL NOT FORGET – YOUR WAR IS OVER NOW CPL MICHEAL JOHN THACKER. REST EASY – FROM THE MO AND JO TEAM SOMERSET

  2. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    June 6, 2012 21:28

    Another buddy killed, another buddy who live the second phase of life:the eternity.
    We love thinks this as we are sure he is on The reign of The Father and is saying us:”Be not sad!I pray for you”. Yes Michael, we have a place on our heart for you, a place where you will live for ever. We remember you as you is beetween as ever. claudio alpaca

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