A MERSEYSIDE family was last night grieving the death of the first British servicewoman
to die in Iraq, describing her as a "most wonderful person".
The first British servicewoman
to die in action since 1984, Flight Lieutenant Sarah-Jayne Mulvihill, below right, was 32.
The husband of the first British servicewoman
to die in action in Iraq paid tribute to his "best friend and most beloved wife".
A SOLDIER has been arrested for allegedly raping a servicewoman
at the notorious Deepcut Army barracks.
unwittingly sparked a terror alert yesterday after sending a letter from Iraq to a member of her family in England.
If perchance any, I repeat any, serviceman or servicewoman
were caught in such a tangled web as is being shown us, just how long do you think they would remain in the service of their country?
THE body of the first British servicewoman
to die in Afghanistan will be flown home today with full military honours alongside her three comrades.
AN apparent rocket strike on a helicopter in Iraq claimed the life of the first British servicewoman
killed in action for more than 20 years, it emerged last night.
An MoD spokeswoman said that if the helicopter had been brought down by an attack, it was thought to be the first time a servicewoman
had been killed by enemy action since 1984 when Ulster Defence Regiment Corporal Heather Kerrigan, 20, was killed by an IRA landmine in County Tyrone.
has died during Operation Telic in Iraq, but it is not thought to have been related to the hostilities.
Her activities made her the Allies' most decorated servicewoman
of the war.