Applause for fallen soldier

Warm applause was given by the people of Carterton for a solider repatriated this afternoon. Guardsman Michael Roland was just 22-years-old when he was killed in Afghanistan. His family paid their last respects as his cortege passed through the Oxfordshire town.

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Guardsman repatriated

The body of Guardsman Michael Roland has been repatriated to RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. The 22-year-old from Worthing in West Sussex was shot while on patrol in Helmand and died shortly afterwards.