Corporal Channing Day joined the Army at the age of 18 and has been described as a "natural medical leader".
- Born in Swindon, Wiltshire on 12 March 1987
- Joining Army in 2005
- Passed her Class One Combat Medical Technician course in 2007
- Posted to 3 Medical Regiment and joined 63 (Force Support) Squadron in January 2012, based in Preston
- Deployed to Afghanistan in October 2012
Tributes have been paid to Channing Day, a medic with 3 Medical Regiment, who was killed on patrol in Afghanistan on Wednesday.
It is still not clear exactly what happened. But a young woman is dead and a young Marine from 40 Commando has died beside her.