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CPL Steven John Boote
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Birth: Dec. 4, 1986
Birkenhead
Merseyside, England
Death: Nov. 3, 2009
Helmand, Afghanistan


Corporal
Royal Military Police
British Army

He was deployed with the UK contingent of NATO forces in Afghanistan.

Cpl Boote and four other British soldiers died of gunshot wounds sustained in an attack in Shin Kalay, in the Nad e-Ali district, Helmand province. They had been working as mentors and living in a compound at an Afghan National Police (ANP) checkpoint for two weeks. Six British servicemen and two ANP officers were also injured. Initial reports indicate one Afghan policeman opened fire on the soldiers as they were sitting down to tea or resting after a patrol. The incident is under investigation.

Aged 22, he was from Birkenhead, Liverpool. He joined the Territorial Army in 2006 and then transferred to the Royal Military Police. He is remembered by colleagues for his professionalism and enthusiastic attitude towards any challenge. Friends described him as a fun-loving lad who enjoyed life to the fullest. He loved motorbikes which he and his dad spent many hours restoring and building, as well as riding together.

Cpl Boote leaves behind his longtime girlfriend, Emma Murphy, his parents Anthony and Margaret, other relatives and friends.

Funeral with full military honours was held at Christ Church, Port Sunlight on November 27, 2009.


The other soldiers killed in the line of duty:
WO1 Darren Chant
Sgt Matthew Telford
Cpl Nicholas Webster-Smith
Gdmn James Major
 
 
Burial:
Landican Cemetery and Crematorium
Woodchurch
Metropolitan Borough of Wirral
Merseyside, England
Plot: *Cremation location
 
Created by: Milou
Record added: Nov 04, 2009
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CPL Steven John Boote
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CPL Steven John Boote
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