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The bodies of six soldiers killed in Afghanistan last week will be returned to the UK
later this week. The soldiers , which included five members of 3rd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, will be flown back to RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire on Thursday.
Corporal Jake Hartley has been hailed as an inspiring young man who was "all young soldiers should aspire to be". Cpl Hartley, from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, would have been 21 tomorrow. He was known as JJ. Cpl Hartley joined 3 Yorks in December 2008.
The youngest soldier to die in the Warrior vehicle has been described by his Army friends as someone who never moaned about anything and who was always the first to volunteer. Private Christopher Kershaw, from Bradford, had leadership ambitions despite only being 19.
Private Christopher Kershaw's friend, Louise Haddon, pays tribute to the late soldier.
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Lt Colonel Zac Stenning, of 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, read a eulogy to the men outside Battlesbury Barracks in Warminster.