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Tributes have been paid to a soldier from South Yorkshire who's been killed in Afghanistan. Sergeant Lee Davidson was about to become a father for the third time. His pregnant wife Samantha says he will never be forgotten. Tina Gelder reports from Thorne near Doncaster.
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has led the tributes to Doncaster soldier Lee Davidson who was killed by a roadside bomb while on patrol in Afghanistan. The 32-year-old Sergeant in the Light Dragoons was fatally wounded when the vehicle he was in struck an improvised explosive device.
Mr Hammond said: "I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Sergeant Lee Davidson and my thoughts are with his family at this very sad time. Sergeant Davidson was a respected and skilled serviceman and his loss is a great tragedy.
"Sergeant Davidson gave his life protecting Britain's national security; his efforts will not be in vain, and he will not be forgotten."
A soldier from South Yorkshire has become the latest to killed in action in Afghanistan. 32-year old Sgt Lee Davidson , who was from Doncaster, was killed while on patrol in th Nahr-e-Saraj district of Helmand Province.
The vehicle he was in struck an improvised explosive device and he was fatally wounded. He leaves a wife and two sons.
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Sgt. Lee Davidson, from Doncaster, has been killed by a roadside bomb while on patrol in Afghanistan