DEERING, Robert Christopher
Thursday, October 16, 1975
Sunday, December 21, 2008
Killed in action or died of wounds
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Corporal Robert Deering died when shortly after 0715hrs a Viking armoured personnel carrier was involved in an explosion west of Lashkar Gah in Helmand Province, injuring three other personnel and disabling the vehicle. As Corporal Deering approached the stricken vehicle to assess the damage, a second explosion occurred, killing him instantly. [Source: MOD]
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