The body of Sergeant Lee Davidson from Doncaster killed in Afghanistan has arrived back in the UK.
The body of a Doncaster soldier who was killed in Afghanistan is to be flown home.
Sgt. Lee Davidson, from Doncaster, has been killed by a roadside bomb while on patrol in Afghanistan
The funeral of a hero who made the ultimate sacrifice for his country has been taking place this lunchtime.
Sergent Lee Davidson, killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan last month, was described as a "superb soldier". The service took place at Thorne, near Doncaster - at the church where he was married last year.
The body of Sergeant Lee Davidson , who was killed in Afghanistan as he was about to become a father for the third time was flown back to Britain. His pregnant wife, from Thorne in South Yorkshire, paid a tearful farewell to the hero she says will never be forgotton. Adam Fowler reports.
A soldier who has been killed in Afghanistan was about to become a father for the third time. Sergeant Lee Davidson, who was from Thorne near Doncaster, died in a bomb attack on his vehicle.
Tributes have been paid to him throughout the day - none more moving than the one from his pregnant wife, Samantha. She says their two sons and their unborn daughter will be told all about their loving father. Tina Gelder reports.
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."