Private Gregg Thomas Stone killed in Afghanistan
It is with sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Private Gregg Thomas Stone from 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday 3 June 2012.
Private Stone deployed to Nahr-e Saraj district in Helmand province on the 13 May 2012 as part of 6 Platoon, Burma Company. In the early evening of 3 June 2012, he was part of an operation to apprehend a group of insurgents who had abducted a member of the Afghan police. It was during this operation that his unit came under fire and Private Stone was fatally wounded.