In foreign fields a richer blood concealed

To quote a British PM: “It is terribly sad that these eight men have died bravely fighting the enemy for a cause that has got to be fought for. Thank God we have youngsters willing to do this dirty and brutal business to allow us to live in safety.”
Was he referencing The Falklands (1982), Iraq (1920), Iraq (2003), Afghanistan (1839), Afghanistan (1878), Afghanistan (1919), or the highest daily UK casualties yet suffered in Afghanistan (2009)?

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