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Special-ops soldier who died during training exercise was a father of four | NZ Herald
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Special-ops soldier who died during training exercise was a father of four | NZ Herald

The special operations squad member who died during a training exercise off Coromandel Peninsula today was Sergeant Wayne Taylor.

Taylor, who was married and a father of four, fell about 5m during the training exercise, witnesses have reported.

He had served in East Timor and Afghanistan since joining the Defence Force in 1997.

Chief of the Army Major General Peter Kelly said the regiment would remember him as an outstanding soldier.

Source: Special-ops soldier who died during training exercise was a father of four | NZ Herald