441 mile charity walk

A former RAF serviceman is walking 4.41 miles in 100 towns and cities – one mile for each member of British service personnel who have lost their lives in the Afghanistan conflict.

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441 mile charity walk comes to Coventry

Ben Greer is hoping to raise over £100,000 for armed forces charities Credit: ITV News Central

A former RAF Chinook crewman has brought his charity walk to Coventry today as part of a 441 mile trek through 100 towns and cities across the UK.

Ben Greer has walked 4.41 miles through Coventry city centre today carrying 100 kilos – a weight that represents an injured service personnel with their kit.

Each mile covered by Ben symbolises the death of a British serviceman or woman who has lost their life serving in Afghanistan.

Ben, who is hoping to raise £100,000 for five charities, completed six deployments in Afganistan providing civilian and military casualty evacuation.

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