Major Kevin McLoughlin paid tribute to Nuneaton's Sergeant John Kups at his funeral in Morriston, Swansea this afternoon.
He described Sergeant Kups as a 'very experienced professional soldier"
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Any showers will die away during the evening, leaving a dry night with some clear periods.
Scattered showers around at first this evening will soon move away, as dry and clearer conditions arrive from the northwest.
This is the first picture of a dad killed in a bike crash, almost 17 years after his two brothers died in another road tragedy.