|Death: ||Aug. 31, 2009|
The Black Watch
The Royal Regiment of Scotland
He was deployed with the UK contingent of NATO forces in Afghanistan.
Pte Elliott and Sgt Stuart Millar were killed in an explosion while on foot patrol north of Lashkar Gah, in Helmand province. The blast is believed to have been caused by a rocket-propelled grenade.
Aged 24, from Dundee. Pte Elliott enlisted in the military in 2002 and previously served in Iraq and Northern Ireland. He deployed to Afghanistan in March 2009 and was considered to be an excellent field soldier. Fun loving, generous and outgoing, he lived life to the fullest. He was also a keen boxer and footballer.
His family said, "Kevin was a loving son, brother, grandson, brother, nephew, uncle and cousin who will be sorely missed by the whole family". He leaves behind his mother Maggie Simpson, father Sandy Elliott, brothers Craig and Thomas, sisters Natasha and Kirsty, his grandmother Margaret, and other relatives.
Funeral with full military honours was held at St Mary's Church in Nethergate, Dundee on September 15, 2009. About 400 mourners were in attendance when the coffin, draped in the Saltire, arrived.
Dundee City, Scotland
Created by: Milou
Record added: Sep 02, 2009
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