Funeral of Coventry soldier underway

The funeral of Coventry soldier Corporal Michael John Thacker is getting underway at the city's Cathedral this afternoon.

Corporal Thacker was shot while manning an observation post in Afghanistan on June 1st.

Funeral for Corporal Michael John Thacker underway
Funeral for Corporal Michael John Thacker underway Credit: ITV Central

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Coventry Soldier Funeral

The funeral of Corporal Michael John Thacker, who was killed in Afghanistan, will take place today.