|Birth: ||Mar. 27, 1974, England|
|Death: ||Mar. 28, 2003, Iraq|
25035018 LCOH Matthew Richard HULL RHG/D (HCR)
31 March 1977
St Mary the Virgin Churchyard
Matty was a member of 23 Pioneer Regt RLC prior to joining the HCAV.
L/CoH Horse Matty Hull (The Blues And Royals, Household Cavalry)was killed in a friendly fire incident (when US A10 tank buster made 2 attack runs the convoy of CVRTs) whilst deployed on Operation Telic, the British element of the invasion of Iraq. The incident took place 25 miles (40 km) north of Basra, on 28 March 2003.Matty died three days shy of his 27th birthday.
Some of Mattys former colleges from 23 Pioneer Regt collected Mattys remains from the front line escorted by the PARAs, whilst enduring accurate enemy artillery fire they had to abandon the vehicles and evacuate on foot.
L/CoH Jo Woodgate who was the driver of Mattys CVRT during the above incident was killed in Afghan in March 2010 one day short of the anniversary.
Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough
Maintained by: wertypop
Originally Created by: K
Record added: Apr 02, 2003
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