The funeral of a soldier from Northamptonshire who was killed in Afghanistan will take place today. Lance Corporal James Ashworth was 23.
He was serving with the Grenadier Guards when died in a grenade blast in Helmand Province. His funeral will take place in Corby this morning.
The family of a soldier from Northamptonshire who has been awarded the Victoria Cross have been speaking about his bravery.
A British soldier killed in a grenade blast while on patrol in Afghanistan came from Northamptonshire.