Kensington Palace has released details of the soldiers who will be joining Prince Harry on the Walking with the Wounded South Pole Allied challenge.The three seven-man teams from the UK, Commonwealth and USA – each with four wounded team members – will depart London for Cape Town on Sunday 17th November. Actors Alexander Skarsgard and Dominic West will also be taking part.
The teams are:Team UK (Team Glenfiddich)1.
Captain Guy Disney (Light Dragoons): Right leg amputee below the knee2.
Major Kate Philp (Royal Artillery): Left leg amputee below the knee3.
Captain Ibrar Ali (Yorkshire Regiment): Right arm amputee below the elbow4.
Sergeant Duncan Slater (RAF Regiment): Double leg amputee below the knee5.
Conrad Dickinson (Team Guide) 6. Richard Eyre (Team Mentor) 7. Prince Harry (Patron, Walking With The Wounded).Team Commonwealth (Team Soldier On)1.
MCpl Chris Downey (Canadian Army): Burns, loss of right eye and internal injuries2.
LCpl Alexandre Beaudin d'Anjou (Canadian Army): Paraesthesia, chronic back pain and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder3.
Cpl Heath Jamieson (Australian Army): Gunshot wound through the neck4.
Sgt Seamus Donaghue (Australian Army): Gunshot wound through his thigh5.
Eric Philips (Team Guide)6.
Simon Dalglish (Team Mentor and Co-Founder of Walking With The Wounded)7.
Dominic West (Team Ambassador)Team USA (Team Noom Coach)1.
Captain Ivan Castro (USSOCOM): Blindness2.
Captain Therese Frentz (USAF): Burns, internal injuries and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder3.
Sgt Margaux Mange (US Army): Bells Palsy, Trigeminal, Occipital Neuralgia and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder4.
Captain Mark Wise (US Army): Partial hand/forearm amputation, facial rebuild, burns5.
Inge Solheim (Team Guide)6.
Ed Parker (Team Mentor and Co-Founder of Walking With The Wounded)7.
Alexander Skarsgard (Team Ambassador)
The teams of service personnel, all of whom have physical or cognitive injuries, will race 335km across the Antarctic Plateau. Each team will have an experienced polar guide and nominated mentor and due to the hostile conditions and the nature of the injuries involved, the expedition teams will be followed by a support team, who will be on hand in case of emergencies.The teams will represent and raise funds for military charities from the constituent nations: Soldier On (Canada); Solder On (Australia); Soldiers to Summits (United States); and Walking With The Wounded (United Kingdom).