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#British Soldier

# british-soldier - Monday 15 April, 2019

Former British soldier to face murder charge over 15-year-old boy shot dead in Derry in 1972

Daniel Hegarty was shot twice in the head on 31 July 1972.

# british-soldier - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

British soldier to face trial over manslaughter of man shot dead in 1988

The 48-year-old man is to be prosecuted for the offence of gross negligence manslaughter.

# british-soldier - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Marine convicted of murdering defenceless Taliban fighter has sentence reduced

Blackman was filmed murdering the injured fighter (and paraphrasing Shakespeare’s Hamlet) in footage captured by a camera on a soldier’s helmet.

# british-soldier - Monday 23 February, 2015

British soldier who went to Syria to fight ISIS found and returned to unit

The 19-year-old told his family he was joining the Kurdish fighters because ‘these guys need our help’.

# british-soldier - Thursday 20 September, 2012

British soldier gives birth at Afghanistan's Camp Bastion

Female soldier is believed to be the first in the history of the British army to give birth on the front line.

# british-soldier - Saturday 3 December, 2011

British soldier dismissed from army after stabbing Afghan child

The soldier was dismissed from the army after his courtmartial in June convicted him of stabbing a 10-year-old boy in Helmand last year.

# british-soldier - Thursday 27 January, 2011

British soldier proposes in call from Afghanistan...to the wrong woman Oh No! This post contains videos

British soldier proposes in call from Afghanistan...to the wrong woman

Now the whole world is desperately seeking Samantha and her lovestruck soldier boyfriend.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Micheal Martin begins his tenure as FF leader; a surgeon who contracted HIV from a patient settles his case, and a hunt is launched for a soldier who left a proposal for his girlfriend on the wrong answering machine.