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"
More top news
Many of the items up for grabs at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon were handmade for famous actors.
A precious bracelet lost by a grandmother has been found by workers at the Grantham Household Waste Recycling Centre.
Two men from the Midlands have been charged under Section 1 of The Modern Slavery Act.