Brothers in Arms

The brother of a soldier killed three years ago in Afghanistan is following in his footsteps - he is passing out from military college in Harrogate

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Fallen soldier's brother pursues army career

Christopher Kirkness lost lost his elder brother David to an Afghan suicide bomber almost three years ago now. But that didn't stop Chris himself pursuing a career in the army.

And today he was among hundreds of new recruits passing out at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate.

His proud mother Maggie was there to see him. Chris Kiddey reports.


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    Chris Kirkness is following in the footsteps of his late brother David, who was killed in Afghanistan, by joining the Army.