KIA SAS soldier a father of two

THE Australian SAS soldier killed in Afghanistan on Monday has been named as Sergeant Blaine Diddams, an SASR Patrol Commander based in Perth.

Sgt Diddams is survived by his wife, Toni-Ann, their daughter Elle-Lou and son Henry, his parents Peter and Cate and siblings, Nikki, Sian, Christian and Luke.

Sgt Diddams was born in Canberra in 1971 and enlisted in the Army in 1990.

He was on his seventh tour to Afghanistan


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