A South Yorkshire soldier who was killed while on patrol in Afghanistan was due to be a father again.
32-year-old father-of-two Sgt Lee Davidson of the Light Dragoons was killed when his truck hit an improvised explosive device while on patrol in the Nahr-e-Saraj district of Helmand Province.
Sgt. Davidson, who was from Doncaster, started his working life as a pavement re-surfacer, but joined the Army in August 1998 and arrived at The Light Dragoons in January 1999.
He deployed on operational tours to Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan with C Squadron known as The Legion. He was subsequently posted to the Army Foundation College at Harrogate where he flourished as an instructor to junior soldiers.
He returned to the Light Dragoons in 2011, after marrying his wife Samantha, to become a Troop Sergeant in A Squadron. He leaves behind his pregnant wife and two sons, Jayden and Jamie. His wife led the tributes to him: