Monday, 28 September 2009

The Cost of War

I had the idea for this peice of work this morning. I woke up thinking about the War In Iraq as being a product of consumerism.

So i decided to list the British Iraq war dead as in a shopping list.

I call this 'The Cost of War'.

It would look better if formated properly, but as I dont know how to do that so you will have to just imagine it formated as a shopping list.

The list of the dead are in chronological order.




York Place,
London, WC2N 5.

Prime Minister – Tony Blair

Deputy Prime Minister – John Prescott

Chancellor – Gordon Brown

Telephone – 020 7219 3000

VAT Number – not applicable.

Date : March 20th 2003

Time : 05.30 A.M


Till 1 - Delivered by F-117 Nighthawks from the 8th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron

You were served by : Democracy.


Description of commodoties sold ;

• Major Jason Ward, Royal Marines, UK Landing Force Command Support Group, aged 34, from Torquay in Devon
• Warrant Officer Second Class Mark Stratford, Royal Marines, aged 39, from Plymouth
• Operator Mechanic (Communications) Second Class Ian Seymour RN, 148 Commando Battery Royal Artillery, aged 29 years, from Poole in Dorset
• Sergeant Les Hehir, 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery, aged 34, from Poole in Dorset
• Marine Sholto Hedenskog, Royal Marines, aged 26, from Cape Town, South Africa
• Captain Philip Stuart Guy, Royal Marines, aged 29, from Skipton, Yorkshire
• Colour Sergeant John Cecil, Royal Marines, UK Landing Force Command Support Group, aged 35, from Plymouth
• Lance Bombardier Llywelyn Evans, 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery, aged 24 from Llandudno
• Lieutenant Philip D Green RN, aged 30 from Caythorpe, Lincolnshire,
• Lieutenant Antony King RN, aged 35 from Helston, Cornwall,
• Lieutenant Marc Lawrence RN, aged 26 from Westgate-on-Sea, Kent,
• Lieutenant Philip West RN, aged 32 from Budock Water, Cornwall,
• Lieutenant James Williams RN, aged 28 from Falmouth, Cornwall, and
• Lieutenant Andrew Wilson RN, aged 36 from Exeter all from 849 Squadron, RNAS Culdrose
• Flight Lieutenant Kevin Barry Main, Pilot, IX (B) Squadron
• Flight Lieutenant David Rhys Williams, Navigator, IX (B) Squadron
• Sapper Luke Allsopp, 33 Engineer Regiment (EOD), aged 24 from North London
• Staff Sergeant Simon Cullingworth, 33 Engineer Regiment (EOD), aged 36 from Essex
• Sergeant Steven Roberts, 2nd Royal Tank Regiment, aged 33 from Bradford
• Lance Corporal Barry Stephen, 1st Battalion The Black Watch, aged 31 from Perth
• Corporal Stephen Allbutt, aged 35 from Stoke-on-Trent, and
• Trooper David Clarke, aged 19 from Littleworth, Staffordshire both from the Queen's Royal Lancers
• Lance Corporal of Horse Matty Hull, Household Cavalry Regiment, aged 25 from Windsor
• Major Steve Ballard, 3 Commando Brigade, Royal Marines, aged 33, from Swindon
• Marine Christopher Maddison, 9 Assault Squadron Royal Marines, aged 24 from Scarborough
• Lance Corporal Shaun Brierley, 212 Signal Squadron, 1 (UK) Armoured Division HQ & Signal Regiment, aged 28 from West Yorkshire
• Staff Sergeant Chris Muir, Army School of Ammunition, Royal Logistic Corps, aged 32 from Romsey in Hampshire
• Lieutenant Alexander Tweedie, aged 25, and
• Lance Corporal Karl Shearer, both from the Household Cavalry Regiment
• Fusilier Kelan Turrington, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, aged 18
• Lance Corporal Ian Malone, 1st Battalion, aged 28 from Dublin, and
• Piper Christopher Muzvuru, aged 21 from Zimbabwe both from the 1st Battalion, Irish Guards
• Lance Corporal James McCue, 7 Air Assault Battalion, REME, aged 27 from Paisley
• Private Andrew Kelly, 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, aged 18 from Tavistock
• Gunner Duncan Pritchard, 16 Squadron RAF Regiment, aged 22
• Corporal David Shepherd, Royal Air Force Police, aged 34
• Mr Leonard Harvey, aged 55, based at Wattisham in Suffolk
• Sergeant Simon Hamilton-Jewell, aged 41 from Chessington
• Corporal Russell Aston, aged 30 from Swadlincote
• Corporal Paul Long, aged 24 from Colchester
• Corporal Simon Miller, aged 21 from Washington, Tyne & Wear
• Lance Corporal Benjamin Hyde, aged 23 from Northallerton in Yorkshire
• Lance Corporal Thomas Keys, aged 20 from Llanuwchllyn, near Bala in Wales
• Captain James Linton, 40 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, aged 43 from Warminster
• Private Jason Smith, 52nd Lowland Regiment, aged 32 from Hawick
• Captain David Jones, Queen's Lancashire Regiment, aged 29 from Louth in Lincolnshire
• Major Matthew Titchener, 150 Provost Company, aged 32 from Southport, Merseyside
• Company Sergeant Major Colin Wall, 150 Provost Company, aged 34 from Crawleyside, County Durham
• Corporal Dewi Pritchard, 116 Provost Company, aged 35 from Bridgend
• Fusilier Russell Beeston, 52nd Lowland Regiment, aged 26 from Govan
• Sergeant John Nightingale, 217 Transport Squadron, aged 32 from Leeds
• Corporal Ian Plank, Royal Marines, aged 31 from Poole
• Private Ryan Thomas, Royal Regiment of Wales, aged 18 from Resolven, near Neath in Glamorgan.
• Major James Stenner, Welsh Guards, aged 30 from Monmouthshire
• Sergeant Norman Patterson, Cheshire Regiment, aged 28 from Staffordshire
• Lance Corporal Andrew Craw, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, aged 21 from Clackmannanshire
• Rifleman Vincent Windsor, Royal Green Jackets, aged 23 from Oxfordshire
• Sapper Robert Thomson, Royal Engineers, aged 22 from West Lothian
• Corporal Richard Ivell, Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, aged 29 from near Doncaster, South Yorkshire.
• Fusilier Gordon Gentle, Royal Highland Fusiliers, aged 19 from Glasgow
• Flight Lieutenant Kristian Gover, 33 Squadron RAF, aged 30
• Private Christopher Rayment, Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment, aged 22 from London
• Private Lee O'Callaghan, Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment, aged 20 from London
• Private Marc Ferns, The Black Watch, aged 21 from Glenrothes in Fife
• Lance Corporal Paul Thomas, The Light Infantry, aged 29 from Welshpool
• Fusilier Stephen Jones, The Royal Welch Fusiliers, aged 22 from Denbeigh
• Corporal Marc Taylor, Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, aged 27 from Ellesmere Port
• Gunner David Lawrence, Royal Artillery, aged 25 from Wallsall
• Private Kevin McHale, The Black Watch, aged 27 from Lochgelly in Fife
• Staff Sergeant Denise Michelle Rose, Royal Military Police, aged 34 from Liverpool
• Sergeant Stuart Gray, The Black Watch, aged 31 from Dunfermline, Fife
• Private Paul Lowe, The Black Watch, aged 19 from Fife
• Private Scott McArdle, The Black Watch, aged 22 from Glenrothes
• Private Pita Tukutukuwaqa, The Black Watch, aged 27 from Fiji
• Sergeant Paul Connolly, Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, aged 33 from Crawley in West Sussex
• Squadron Leader Patrick Marshall, Headquarters Strike Command, aged 39
• Flight Lieutenant David Stead, 47 Squadron, RAF Lyneham, aged 35 from Yorkshire
• Flight Lieutenant Andrew Smith, 47 Squadron, RAF Lyneham, aged 25
• Flight Lieutenant Paul Pardoel, 47 Squadron, RAF Lyneham, aged 35
• Master Air Engineer Gary Nicholson, 47 Squadron, RAF Lyneham, aged 42
• Chief Technician Richard Brown, RAF Lyneham, aged 40
• Flight Sergeant Mark Gibson, 47 Squadron, RAF Lyneham, aged 34
• SergeantRobert O'Connor, RAF Lyneham, aged 38
• Corporal David Williams, RAF Lyneham, aged 37
• Acting Lance Corporal Steven Jones, Royal Signals, aged 25 from Fareham
• Private Mark Dobson, Tyne-Tees Regiment, aged 41 from County Durham
• Guardsman Anthony John Wakefield, 1st Battalion The Coldstream Guards, aged 24 from Newcastle-upon-Tyne
• Lance Corporal Alan Brackenbury, The King's Royal Hussars, aged 21 from East Riding, Yorkshire
• Signaller Paul William Didsbury, 21st Signal Regiment (Air Support), aged 18
• Second Lieutenant Richard Shearer, aged 26 from Nuneaton,
• Private Leon Spicer, aged 26 from Tamworth, and
• Private Phillip Hewett, aged 21 from Tamworth, all from the 1st Battalion Staffordshire Regiment
• Fusilier Donal Anthony Meade, aged 20 from Plumstead in South East London, and
• Fusilier Stephen Robert Manning, aged 22 from Erith in Kent both from the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
• Major Matthew Bacon, Intelligence Corps, aged 34 from London
• Captain Ken Masters, Royal Military Police, aged 40
• Sergeant John Jones, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, aged 31, from Castle Bromwich, Birmingham
• Lance Corporal Allan Douglas, Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons), aged 22 from Aberdeen
• Corporal Gordon Alexander Pritchard, Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, aged 31
• Trooper Carl Smith, 9th/12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's), aged 23 from Kettering
• Captain Richard Holmes, aged 28, and
• Private Lee Ellis, aged 23, both from the 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment
• Lieutenant Richard Palmer, the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, aged 27
• Wing Commander John Coxen RAF, aged 46 from Liverpool
• Lieutenant Commander Darren Chapman, Fleet Air Arm, aged 40
• Captain David Dobson, Army Air Corps, aged 27
• Flight Lieutenant Sarah-Jayne Mulvihill RAF, aged 32 from Canterbury
• Marine Paul Collins, aged 21
• Private Joseva Lewaicei, aged 25 from Lautoka, Fiji, and
• Private Adam Morris, aged 19 from Leicester, both from the 2nd Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment
• Lieutenant Tom Mildinhall, aged 26 from Battersea, south London, and
• Lance Corporal Paul Farrelly, aged 27 from Runcorn, both from the Queen's Dragoon Guards
• Corporal John Johnston Cosby, 1st Battalion The Devonshire and Dorset Light Infantry (1DDLI), aged 28 from Belfast
• Corporal Matthew Cornish, of 1 LI killed in Iraq, aged 29 from Yorkshire
• Gunner Samuela Vanua, aged 27 from Fiji, and
• Gunner Stephen Robert Wright, aged 20 from Preston, Lancashire, both from 58 (Eyre's) Battery, 12 Regiment Royal Artillery
• Gunner Lee Thornton, 58 (Eyre's) Battery, 12 Regiment Royal Artillery, aged 22 from Blackpool
• Lance Corporal Dennis Brady, Royal Army Medical Corps, aged 37 from Barrow-in-Furness
• Lieutenant Tom Tanswell, 58 (Eyre's) Battery, 12 Regt Royal Artillery, aged 27 from London
• Kingsman Jamie Lee Hancock, 2nd Battalion the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, aged 19 from Wigan
• Warrant Officer Class 2 Lee Hopkins, Royal Corps of Signals, aged 35 from Wellingborough
• Staff Sergeant Sharron Elliott, Intelligence Corps, aged 34 from Ipswich
• Corporal Ben Nowak, 45 Commando Royal Marines, aged 27 from Liverpool
• Marine Jason Hylton, 539 Assault Squadron Royal Marines, aged 33 from Burton on Trent
• Sergeant Jonathan Hollingsworth, the Parachute Regiment, aged 35
• Sergeant Graham Hesketh, 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, aged 35 from Liverpool
• Sergeant Wayne Rees, The Queen's Royal Lancers, aged 36 from Nottingham
• Kingsman Alex Green, 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, aged 21 from Warrington
• Private Michael Tench, 2nd Battalion The Light Infantry, aged 18 from Sunderland
• Second Lieutenant Jonathan Carlos Bracho-Cooke, 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, aged 24 from Hove
• Private Luke Daniel Simpson, 1st Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, aged 21 from Howden, near York
• Rifleman Daniel Lee Coffey, Second Battalion The Rifles, aged 21 from Exeter
• Private Johnathon Dany Wysoczan, First Battalion The Staffordshire Regiment, aged 21 from Stoke on Trent
• Kingsman Wilson, 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, aged 28 from Workington
• Rifleman Aaron Lincoln, of the 2nd Battalion, The Rifles, aged 18 from Durham
• Second Lieutenant Joanna Yorke Dyer, aged 24 from Yeovil
• Corporal Kris O'Neill, Royal Army Medical Corps, aged 27 from Catterick
• Private Eleanor Dlugosz, Royal Army Medical Corps, aged 19, from Southampton
• Kingsman Adam James Smith, 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, aged 19 from the Isle of Man
• Colour Sergeant M L Powell, aged 37 from South Wales, and
• Sergeant Mark J McLaren, Royal Air Force, aged 27 killed from Northumberland
• Corporal Ben Leaning, The Queen's Royal Lancers, aged 24 from Scunthorpe,
• Trooper Kristen Turton, The Queen's Royal Lancers, aged 27 from Grimsby
• Kingsman Alan Joseph Jones, 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, aged 20 from Liverpool
• Rifleman Paul Donnachie, 2nd Battalion The Rifles, aged 18 from Reading
• Major Nick Bateson, Corps of Royal Signals, aged 49 from Kent
• Private Kevin Thompson, Royal Logistic Corps, aged 21 from Lancaster
• Corporal Jeremy Brookes, 4th Battalion the Rifles, aged 28 from Birmingham
• Corporal Rodney Wilson, aged 30, from 4th Battalion The Rifles
• Lance Corporal James Cartwright, aged 21, from Badger Squadron, 2nd Royal Tank Regiment
• Major Paul Harding 4th Battalion The Rifles, aged 48, from Winchester
• Corporal John Rigby 4th Battalion The Rifles, aged 24 from Rye
• Corporal Paul Joszko, 2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh (The Royal Regiment of Wales), aged 28 from Mountain Ash, Wales
• Private Scott Kennedy, Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, aged 20 from Oakley, Dunfermline
• Private James Kerr, Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, aged 20 from Cowdenbeath
• Rifleman Edward Vakabua 4th Battalion The Rifles, aged 23 from Fiji
• Lance Corporal Ryan Francis 2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh, aged 23 from Llanelli
• Corporal Christopher Read, of 158 Provost Company, 3rd Regiment Royal Military Police, aged 22 from Poole, Dorset
• Senior Aircraftman Matthew Caulwell, aged 22 from Birmingham
• Senior Aircraftman Christopher Dunsmore, aged 29 from Leicester
• Senior Aircraftman Peter McFerran, aged 24 from Connah's Quay
• Lance Corporal Timothy Darren 'Daz' Flowers of The Corps of Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers, aged 25
• Corporal Steve Edwards of the 2nd Royal Tank Regiment, aged 35 from Thrapston, Northamptonshire
• Private Craig Barber, of 2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh, aged 20 from Ogmore Vale
• Leading Aircraftman Martin Beard of No 1 Squadron Royal Air Force Regiment, aged 20 from Rainworth, near Mansfield in Nottinghamshire
• Lance Sergeant Chris Casey, 1st Battalion, Irish Guards aged 27 from London
• Lance Corporal Kirk Redpath, 1st Battalion, Irish Guards aged 22 from Romford
• Sergeant Eddie Collins, the Parachute Regiment, aged 33
• Sergeant Mark Stansfield, 32 Close Support Squadron, UK Logistic Battalion, aged 32 from Oxfordshire
• Lance Corporal Sarah Holmes, 29 Postal Courier and Movement Regiment, aged 26 from Wantage, Oxfordshire
• Lee Fitzsimmons killed in Iraq
• Unnamed
• Guardsman Stephen Ferguson, 1st Battalion Scots Guards, aged 31 from Lanarkshire
• Sergeant Duane 'Baz' Barwood, 903 Expeditionary Air Wing, Royal Air Force, aged 41 from Carterton, Oxfordshire
• Unnamed
• Lance Corporal David Kenneth Wilson, 9 Regiment Army Air Corps, aged 27, from Huddersfield
• Corporal Lee Churcher, 20th Armoured Brigade, aged 32, from Nuneaton
• Private Ryan Wrathall, 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, aged 21, from Surbiton, Surrey


Items Sold : 179


Total Deducted - WMD'S NOT FOUND

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