Veterans have gathered to pay their respects to a North East soldier killed in Afghanistan, as he has flown home.
Sapper Richard Walker, from Washington, was shot dead by a member of the Afghan National Army last week.
His family is at a private repatriation ceremony at RAF Brize Norton.
As a tribute to Sapper Walker veterans fell silent in the village of Sedgefield where they gather to mark each loss of life.
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