Guardsman Repatriated

Guardsman Michael Roland Credit: Ministry of Defence

The body of a 22-year-old father of twins from Worthing, West Sussex, has been flown home. Guardsman Michael Roland, from 1st Bn Grenadier Guards was killed during a patrol in the Nahr-e-Saraj district of Helmand Province. He has been repatriated to RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire this afternoon.

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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.