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Investigation after Canterbury soldier dies in Iraq

Contributed by editor on Jan 08, 2004 - 08:09 AM

<FONT face=Arial color=black size=4> INVESTIGATION AFTER CANTERBURY SOLDIER DIES IN IRAQ

A 21-year-old soldier who was stationed in Canterbury has died on a training range in Iraq, having arrived just two days earlier following promotion.

Lance Corporal Andrew Craw, of the 1st Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, died near Basra, the Ministry of Defence said.

An investigation has been launched into Lance Corporal Craw's death.