They came to send off a stranger - and they came in their hundreds. Today mourners attended the burial of James MConnell who died of a chest infection. The former Royal Marine had no family and faced a lonely burial - that was until the local vicar sent out a Facebook plea.
Word spread around the armed forces community and - as Sally Simmonds reports - the 70 year old from Southsea wasn't let down.
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