The funeral will take place later today of Lance Corporal Matthew Smith from Aldershot. He was killed on 10th August while serving with the Royal Engineers in Afghanistan.
Lance Corporal Smith died as a result of enemy action and will receive full military honours.
At the time of his death his mother Caroline Smith paid tribute to him saying he was... "A loving father to four beautiful children, who will be dearly missed by his fiancée, mother, father, family and friends. Our Hero, RIP."
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