Sean Reeve was one of four soldiers who were tragically killed while taking part in a deliberate operation east of Lashkar Gah on Tuesday 17th June 2008. The vehicle in which they were travelling was caught in an explosion at approximately 3.40pm. The other three soldiers were Sarah Bryant, Richard Larkin and Paul Stout. Another soldier was wounded in the incident and received treatment for his wounds at the UK Field Hospital at Camp Bastion.
Sean Reeve was a reserve soldier, a Corporal with 63 Signals Squadron Royal Signals attached to 23 Regiment Special Air Service (TA).
The family of Corporal Sean Robert Reeve, aged 28, Royal Signals said:
"A dearly loved son, brother, godparent, uncle, grandson, and friend, who was loving, loyal, honourable, selfless and gentle. A pillar of strength that all could turn to. Seanís professionalism and determination for all that he did was an inspiration to all that were fortunate to have known him. Taken from us but never forgotten."