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Fus Samuel Flint-Broughton

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Fus Samuel Flint-Broughton

Birth
Blackpool, Blackpool Unitary Authority, Lancashire, England
Death 30 Apr 2013 (aged 21)
Helmand, Afghanistan
Burial Lytham Saint Annes, Fylde Borough, Lancashire, England
Plot S332C
Memorial ID 110464113 View Source
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Fusilier
Royal Highland Fusiliers
2nd Battalion
The Royal Regiment of Scotland
British Army

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

Cpl William Savage, Fus Samuel Flint-Broughton and Pte Robert Hetherington were killed when their armoured vehicle struck an improvised explosive device as their patrol travelled along Route 611 between Forward Operating Base Ouellette and Patrol Base Lashkar Gah Durai in the Nahr-e Saraj district, Helmand province.

Aged 21, Fus Flint-Broughton joined the British Army in November 2011. He deployed to Afghanistan in March 2013 on his first operational tour. Described as a vastly impressive infantry soldier and it was clear that he had an extremely promising future ahead of him. He was also a motorsports enthusiast and an avid Manchester City fan.

Fus Flint-Broughton leaves behind his parents, brothers, sisters, other relatives and many friends

Funeral with full military honours was held on May 24, 2013 at St Chad's Parish Church, Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancs.

Note: Ministry of Defence records show his name as Fusilier Samuel Flint

*Thanks to Keith for the photo

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  • Created by: Milou
  • Added: 12 May 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 110464113
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/110464113/samuel-flint-broughton : accessed ), memorial page for Fus Samuel Flint-Broughton (19 May 1991–30 Apr 2013), Find a Grave Memorial ID 110464113, citing Lytham Park Cemetery and Crematorium, Lytham Saint Annes, Fylde Borough, Lancashire, England ; Maintained by Milou (contributor 46858724) .