A British soldier from 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment, which recruits mostly in the North West, has died following an insurgent attack in Afghanistan.
He was flown to hospital after being injured in the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand Province yesterday but died of his injuries.
His family has been told.
The Ministry of Defence confirm Kingsman David Shaw, from Barrow-in-Furness, died in Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham yesterday from wounds sustained in Afghanistan.
The funeral of Kendal soldier Kingsman Ryan Ward is due to take place with full military honours. His family have paid tribute to him saying he was a 'true professional soldier.'
The funeral of Kendal soldier Kingsman Ryan Ward is due to take place with full military honours. His family have paid tribute to him saying he was a 'true professional soldier.' For more on this story visit the ITV Border website.
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