is with deep regret that the Ministry of Defence can
confirm the death of Lance Corporal Shaun Brierley,
1(UK) Armoured Division Headquarters and Signal Regiment,
in a road traffic accident on 30 March.
Jim Wood, OC 1(UK) Armoured Division Signal Regiment's
Rear Party, gave the following statement:
Corporal Shaun Andrew Brierley, 28, was a member of
212 Signal Squadron which provides communications
for HQ 1 (UK) Armoured Division. He was a Radio Systems
Operator of nine years experience and was a highly
regarded and well known member of the Squadron.
Brierley had served in Germany for over four years,
having seen service in the UK, Canada, the former
Yugoslavia, Oman and Poland. He was unfortunately
killed as a result of a road traffic accident that
occurred whilst he was serving in Iraq.
family live in West Yorkshire and he was the father
of a 3 year old son. He will be greatly missed by
all who knew him.
is intended to hold a military funeral for LCpl Brierley
in England later this month."
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