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.

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Full report on Rupert Bowers repatriation

The body of an army officer from the Midlands has been repatriated to RAF Brize Norton. Captain Rupert Bowers was killed in Afghanistan by a roadside bomb eight days ago.

Tonight, at his old school, members of the cadet force he once led will pay a special tribute to him.

His former headmaster has described him as an outstanding role model.

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