Marine Tony Evans and Marine Georgie Sparks, both of J Company, 42 Commando Royal Marines, were killed during an insurgent attack on the morning of Thursday 27th November, 2008.

The men had been conducting a foot patrol to the north-west of Lashkar Gah in Helmand province. Marines Evans and Sparks had moved on to the roof of a compound when, at around 0900 hours, there was an attack by insurgents armed with rocket-propelled grenades in which, the men badly wounded.

Both received immediate medical attention and were moved to a secure location before being put on a helicopter to be transferred back to Camp Bastion. However, both sadly died from their injuries during the flight.

Marine Tony Evans

Marine Tony Evans, aged 20, was born in April 1988 and came from Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. He began his Royal Marines training in October 2006 and passed out in July 2007, joining 42 Commando a few days later. In February 2008 he completed arctic warfare training in Norway.

He leaves behind his father Tony Evans and mother Julia Churchill.

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Tony Evans
Complete as many rounds and reps as possible within 19mins of:
27 Calorie Row
11 Handstand Push Ups
13 Power Cleans (50/35kg)
For Georgie Sparks

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