Two killed in chopper crash named

Two killed in chopper crash named

Kandahar : Afghanistan | Aug 30, 2012 at 10:09 PM PDT
Source: The Age
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He is survived by his partner, parents and sister," Gen Hurley told reporters in Canberra...He served for five years, left in 2004 and then re-enlisted in 2005. He was deployed to East Timor and was on his sixth deployment to Afghanistan. "Corporal McDonald is survived by his fiancee, his mother and... FULL ARTICLE AT The Age
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