Repatriation – Corporal James Oakland RMP

Repatriation of Corporal James Oakland RMP at Wootton Bassett. Corporal Oakland died after being mortally wounded by an improvised explosive device on a foot patrol in the Gereshk region of Helmand province in Afghanistan on Thursday 22nd October 2009. He was conducting a route search to clear devices to allow the Battle Group freedom of movement. Corporal James ‘Jim’ Oakland was aged 26 at the time of his death.

Link: Ministry of Defence Fatality Notice