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Captain James Anthony Townley dies in Afghanistan

September 24, 2012

It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Captain James Anthony Townley from the Corps of Royal Engineers died in Afghanistan on Friday 21 September 2012.

Captain James Anthony Townley

Captain James Anthony Townley. Picture: via MOD

Captain Townley died in Camp Bastion, Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, from wounds sustained whilst serving at Forward Operating Base Shawqat.

Continues at: mod.uk – Captain James Anthony Townley dies in Afghanistan

4 Comments leave one →
  1. mo3andjo7 permalink
    September 24, 2012 18:56

    OUR LOSS – HEAVENS GAIN. WE AGAIN THINK OF THE FAMILY AND COLLEAGUES OF THIS YOUNG SOLDIER AND KNOW THAT HIS WAR IS OVER – WE ALL GRIEVE FOR THESE YOUNG GIRLS AND BOYS WHO ARE WILLING TO SUPPORT OUR SAFETY WITH NO THOUGHT FOR THEMSELVES IN SO MUCH DANGER. THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES ARE GREAT IN CARRYING OUT DIFFICULTIES THAT ARE PUT BEFORE THEM WITHOUT QUESTION. WE SALUTE THEM WITH HONOUR FROM THE MO AND JO TEAM SITU SOMERSET

  2. Barry Sheridan permalink
    September 24, 2012 20:18

    RIP Captain James Anthony Townley. Your passing has left an irreplaceable gap in the lives of all who knew you.

  3. September 28, 2012 13:25

    Your loss is a sorrow too deep for words. RESPECT AND LOVE xxx

  4. Paul Martin Townley permalink
    November 11, 2012 22:20

    Rip Captain Anthony Townley,this is a long shot,not sure if we are related in anyway.Respect to you and the sad loss to your family.

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