Corporal David O'Connor and Corporal Channing Day killed in Afghanistan

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  1. Ross154

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    Female Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Named

    A soldier from Northern Ireland killed in Afghanistan has been named as Channing Day from 3 Medical Regiment.

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    It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm the deaths of Corporal David O?Connor from 40 Commando Royal Marines and Corporal Channing Day from 3 Medical Regiment on Wednesday 24 October 2012 while on patrol in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand Province.

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    Two killed in Afghanistan named

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  6. Ninja_Stoker

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    Corporal Dave O'Connor was a colleague, one of our forum members, (username: RM) and worked at Portsmouth AFCO not so long ago as an assistant Careers Adviser.

    A great loss to the Corps.

    He will be sorely missed.
     
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    Rest in peace sweetheart, I will always have many happy memories from our time working together x
     
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    Army deaths 'not friendly fire'

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    R.I.P. At The Going Down Of The Sun And In The Morning, We Will Remember Them.
     
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    Rest in peace.
     
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  18. Cian

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    RIP to both.

    Ninja, did Cpl. O' Connor post much here?
     
  19. Ninja_Stoker

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    Not a huge amount, but he was one of my main reference sources, I used to pester him for answers to queries on here whilst he was working in recruiting. After filtering out the witty expletives, I'd invariably post the answer in a sanitised form.
     
  20. aussiesdude88

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    I personally know the Day family. Especially corporal Days brother. Top girl. Loved serving her country. RIP David and Channing
     

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