Captain killed in Afghanistan had new born son.

The Ministry of Defence said Captain Rupert Bowers leaves behind his wife, Victoria and his newly-born son Hugo, as well as parents Patrick and Janeand sister Juliet.

The MOD statement said:

"The thoughts and prayers of the British Army are with Captain Bowers’ family at this very difficult time."

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Army Captain Repatriated

Captain Rupert William Michael Bowers, who was 24, was killed in an explosion in Afghanistan last week. Today his body is being repatriated back to the UK at RAF Brize Norton.