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The Ministry of Defence has announced the death of Corporal Brent John McCarthy from the Royal Air Force. He was 25 years old

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Funeral for Telford soldier killed in Afghanistan

Corporal Brent John McCarthy Credit: Ministry of Defence

The funeral of RAF policeman Corporal Brent John McCarthy from Telford is due to take place today.

Corporal McCarthy, 25, died when two people in Afghan police uniforms opened fire near a Helmand patrol base on May 12.

His funeral service will be held at St Nicholas's Church in Codsall at 3.30pm.

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