Liam MaughanLiam Maughan

Liam, Rifleman, B Company, 3rd Battalion, The Riffles, British Army, was 18 years old. He was born July 6, 1991 in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. He attended Hatfield Visual Arts College before he joined the Army in January 2008. He was described as “ fearless and calm under pressure, he was top quality soldier, with a promising future.” He was deployed with the UK contingent out of NATO forces in Afghanistan. Rfn Liam Maughan was providing protection to his platoon as they engaged with the local population and was killed by small arms fire near Patrol Base Suffolk, south of Sangin district centre, in Helmand province. He was posted to the 3rd battalion, The Riffles, in March 2009 and was deployed to Afghanistan as a platoon sharpshooter. He is a hero.

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