Major Kevin McLoughlin paid tribute to Nuneaton's Sergeant John Kups at his funeral in Morriston, Swansea this afternoon.
He described Sergeant Kups as a 'very experienced professional soldier"
The funeral of a soldier from Nuneaton who died in Afghanistan last month took place today.
38-year-old Sergeant Jonathan Kups has been described as 'a man of real substance' and a 'wonderful husband'.
He died on the 21st of September.