Repatriation of soldier from Newcastle killed in Afghanistan

Sapper Adam Moralee, 23, was serving with 32 Engineer Regiment when he was fatally injured at Camp Bastion. His body has been brought back to the UK.

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Defence Secretary pays tribute to Sapper Moralee

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond released a tribute to Sapper Adam Moralee, from Newcastle, who is the first soldier to be killed in Afghanistan in 2014.

He said: "It is clear from the tributes paid to Sapper Moralee that he was a determined and respected soldier who was good-humoured, trustworthy and considerate.

"His untimely death is a tragedy and my thoughts and deepest sympathies are with his family, fiancee and friends at this difficult time."

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