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James Le Mesurier
James Gustaf Edward Le Mesurier
25 May 1971
|Died||11 November 2019
|Education||Royal Military Academy Sandhurst|
|Known for||Co-founding Syrian White Helmets|
|Years of service||1990–2000|
|Unit||Royal Green Jackets|
James Gustaf Edward Le Mesurier OBE (25 May 1971 – 11 November 2019) was the British military personnel, humanitarian and volunteer worker. He co-founder of the White Helmets, a volunteer civil defence organisation in the Syrian Civil War. He was a British Army officer in the 1990s and also worked with the United Nations peacekeeping force in the former Yugoslavia.
He was also the director of the non-profit Mayday Rescue Foundation.
On 11 November 2019, Le Mesurier was found dead in the street of Beyoğlu, Istanbul, in what appears to have been a fall from his balcony. Le Mesurier was found with fractures to his head and legs. The cause of the fall or exact cause of death is under investigation.
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