A British soldier who died in the UK after being wounded in Afghanistan last month has been named as Guardsman Karl Whittle of The Queen's Company, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards.
The 22-year-old from Bristol was shot during an insurgent attack in Nahr-e Saraj, Helmand Province, on 14 August.
He later died in Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, on Friday.
The father of one joined the Army in 2009 and deployed to Afghanistan for the first time on April 5 this year.
After completing his combat training, Guardsman Whittle spent time conducting public duties at the Royal Palaces and taking part in state ceremonial tasks with Nijmegen Company, Grenadier Guards.
He joined 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards as part of Three Platoon, The Queen's Company, in August 2011 and later deployed to Afghanistan.
His death brings the number of UK military deaths in the Afghanistan operation, since 2001, to 426.