Born: 3rd February 1988, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd August 2007; age: 19; Killed by American ‘friendly fire’ at Kajaki, Northern Helmamnd Province, Afghanistan.

Enlistment Date: March 2006.

Rank: Private.

Regiment: Royal Anglian Regiment, 1st Battalion, B Company.



Aaron is remembered on the Ipswich memorial and in 2015 a road and square were named after Gary Barnes and Aaron so their memory can live on.

 The Mayor of Ipswich Cllr Glen Chisholm (2015) for the unveiling ceremony for Barnes Square and McClure Way with members of the Parachute Regiment and the Royal Anglian regiment with Aarons mother and Gary’s family.

The McClure family on the start of the new housing development with the Mayor of Ipswich Cllr Bill Quinton(2014-15).

YouTube tribute to my son

BBC new report

Royal Anglian Regiment museum

Royal Anglian Regiment Mod website

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