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Service honours UK Iraq personnel

09 Oct 2009 09:51:48

Service honours UK Iraq personnel

A service of commemoration honouring British military and civilian personnel who served in Iraq is being held at St Paul's Cathedral, London.Veterans and relatives of the 179 killed are taking part in the service, with the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh. Tony Blair, prime minister when the conflict began in 2003, is among the congregation, joining current PM Gordon Brown and senior defence figures. British combat operations in Iraq officially ended on 30 April. About 120,000 members of the UK.... read more


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