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Soldier dies from Afghanistan wounds three years on

By Staff Reporter

Published 25/07/2015

Lance Corporal Michael Campbell
Lance Corporal Michael Campbell

A soldier has died in a Birmingham hospital from wounds suffered over three years ago in Afghanistan.

Lance Corporal Michael Campbell (32), from Colwyn Bay, from 3 Royal Welsh, died from his injuries on Thursday after being shot in the stomach while on patrol in April 2012.

Tributes were paid to the "true Welsh Warrior" who was a "dedicated" soldier.

"LCpl Campbell epitomised everything a Reservist in 3 R Welsh should be" the Ministry of Defence said.

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