He gave his life to make a distant land a safer place to live in - that is what mourners were told today as they gathered for the funeral of a young soldier from East Yorkshire. Private Gregg Stone was just 20-years-old when he was killed in Afghanistan earlier this month.
Today his wife Samantha, who is expecting their first child, led the tributes - as family and friends paid their last respects. Tina Gelder reports.
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