is with deep regret that the Ministry of Defence confirms the death of Lance Bombardier Llywelyn Karl Evans, 29
Commando Regiment Royal Artillery. He was 24 years old and from Llandudno
'Welly', he had been in the army since 1996, passing
through ATR Pirbright and after completing training
at Larkhill successfully completed the Commando Course
in December 1996. He had served in Sierra Leone and
Afghanistan. He was engaged to Miss Rebecca Williams
and his younger brother is serving in the same unit.
father, Gordon Evans, gave the following statement:
behalf of my whole family, I wish to say that we are
all devastated by the loss of our son Llywelyn Karl
Evans. Whilst we are deeply saddened, we are, and
always will be proud of him. We would like to thank
all of the family, friends and local people for their
flowers and messages of support. This has given us
John Francis is Families Officer with 29 Commando Regiment
Royal Artillery at its Plymouth base. He said:
loss of three fine members is acutely felt by us all.
That they served with the same Battery only heightens
the sense of grief. Together with the deaths of our
two Army personnel, Sergeant Hehir and Lance Bombardier
Evans, we mourn also for Ian Seymour, a naval rating
who had been with 29 Commando since 1999 and was very
much a part of Regiment life. Our thoughts remain
very much with their families at this time."
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