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Leeds soldier laid to rest

A soldier from Leeds shot in Afghanistan in an insider attack has been laid to rest in a military funeral today.

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Leeds soldier laid to rest

Sapper Richard Walker

A soldier from Leeds shot in Afghanistan in an insider attack has been laid to rest in a military funeral today.

Sapper Richard Walker was described as an amazing soldier, a great friend and a devoted father to his daughter Lilly-Faith.

The 23-year-old was serving with 28 Engineer Regiment on his first deployment to the country when an Afghan soldier turned his weapon on him and other soldiers earlier this month.

A military funeral has been held for Sapper Walker

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