Soldier was 'one of life's true characters'

Captain Richard Sawyer said the soldier was "undoubtedly one of life's true characters".

Never one to hide from the limelight, he was always ready to treat those around him, be it a Private soldier or the Officer Commanding, to one of his impressions or jokes - which invariably resulted in hilarity for all those present. Jamie Webb was constant morale.

Having deployed to Afghanistan previously, he was a committed soldier but it was his unique and loveable personality that makes him unforgettable. It was clear to all how much he enjoyed working with his mates in the Army and how much he loved his family. He will be sorely missed.

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Tributes for British soldier

The British soldier killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday has been described as "a real character, a totally professional soldier and a great friend to many". Lance Corporal Jamie Webb, 24, was injured as a result of enemy action.