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Funeral of Guardsman to be held today

Guardsman Michael Roland Photo: ITV Central

The funeral of Guardsman Michael Roland will be held in Nottingham today.

Guardsman Michael Roland had been deployed to Afghanistan as a Rifleman in Number Three Platoon, as part of the Queen's Company Grenadier Guards.

The 22-year-old had been in Afghanistan for less than a month before he was fatally wounded during an exchange of small arms fire.

His funeral, complete with full military honours, will be held at St Peters Church, Tollerton Lane, Tollerton.