Inquest into the death of a North Yorkshire soldier
5:42am 15th June 2010
We should find out how a North Yorkshire soldier was killed in Afghanistan later at Richmond Town Hall.
Serjeant Philip Scott from Richmond was serving there last November.
Last November Serjeant Scott was serving out in Helmand Province when he was killed by an improvised explosive device near Sangin.
His platoon was involved in a clearance operation aimed at increasing security for local Afghans and preparing the ground for further operations.
He was the 230th member of Britain’s armed forces to be killed on duty in Afghanistan, and left behind a wife and two young children.
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