Captain Lisa Head is the first of a number of local heroes to have their names inscribed on war memorials around Huddersfield. The 29 year old, from Almondbury died in hospital after she was caught in an explosion as she tried to defuse a bomb.
Today a rededication service will take place at All Hallows Church in her hometown.Kirklees Council will hold rededication ceremonies for other soldiers who lost their lives during service.
Private Anthony Frampton, who was one of six soldiers to be killed in Afghanistan by a roadside bomb, will have a service in his honour on Remembrance Sunday. The war memorial in Longwood will be rededicated to him.
Private Daniel Wilford, who died alongside his colleague Private Frampton, will have a service in his honour on Rembrance Sunday also, and the war memorial in Slaithwaite will be rededicated to him. His commanding officer described him as 'a thoroughly honest and dedicated infantryman'.
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