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Aghanistan death solidier named as Cpl Michael Thacker

Category: England

Published: 3rd Jun 2012 07:48:16

A British soldier who died in southern Afghanistan on Friday has been named as Cpl Michael John Thacker, from 1st Battalion, The Royal Welsh, The Royal Welch Fusiliers.

Cpl Thacker was shot while on duty at observation post Tir in the Helmand district of Nahr-e Saraj.

The Swindon-born 27-year-old was married with a two-year-old daughter.

His wife Catherine said he would be remembered as "an amazing husband and father... funny, loving and kind man".

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