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Serviceman Repatriation

Sergeant Jonathan Eric Kups from Nuneaton died at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province, Southern Afghanistan on 21 September.

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Nuneaton serviceman repatriated from Afghanistan

The repatriation of a Nuneaton serviceman took place today, Sergeant Jonathan Eric Kups Credit: ITV News

The repatriation of a Nuneaton serviceman took place today.

Sergeant Jonathan Eric Kups of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (Reme) died on Friday (21 September).

The MoD said his death was not thought to be the result of hostile action, though an investigation into the circumstances was continuing.

The 38-year-old a father of three was described as a man of real substance Credit: ITV News

The 38-year-old father of three was an electronics technician and has been described by his commanding officer as "a man of real substance".

His body was brought home to RAF Brize Norton today at 1.30pm.

Following a private ceremony at RAF Brize Norton at 2.30pm, the cortege made its way to the John Radcliffe Hospital Credit: ITV News

Following a private ceremony at RAF Brize Norton at 2.30pm, the cortege made its way to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, via the Memorial Garden

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