The former teacher of Lance Corporal Michael Foley has paid tribute to the solider, who was killed in Afghanistan,
He was a popular, outgoing pupil. He was very sure of himself and knew very early on that he wanted to join the forces.
He was never shy of putting his point of view forward!
I remember as a very popular pupil who represented our school very well.
The repatriation is set to take place of three British servicemen, one of whom came from Lancashire, who were killed in Afghanistan.
Tributes have been paid to a soldier from Nelson in killed in Afghanistan as a rogue Afghan soldier turned on British troops.