The body of Sapper Richard Walker will be repatriated to Brize Norton later today. The twenty-three year old from Leeds was shot dead by a member of the Afghan National Army last week. Lieutenant Colonel Chas Story RE, described him as a 'true sapper' who had a promising future.
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