British engineer was so angry about Manchester terror attack he travelled to Syria to fight Isil, inquest hears

A British engineer was so angry about the Manchester terror attack he travelled to Syria to fight Isil, and inquest has heard.

Ollie Hall – Died Gallantly Fighting Muslims

Ollie Hall, 24, who was killed searching for booby trap bombs in Syria, was described as an “outstanding example of courage and self-sacrifice” by the coroner in Portsmouth.

The telecoms engineer left for Iraq via Germany on August 18 last year and met up with the Kurdistan People’s Protection Units (YPG), attending its training academy in Rojava, northern Syria, for five weeks before working to clear mines and explosives in Raqqa, where he died on November 25.

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