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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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Repatriation of North East soldier killed in Afghanistan

Sapper Adam Moralee Credit: Ministry of Defence

The body of a soldier from Newcastle who died in Afghanistan has been been flown back to Britain. Sapper Adam Moralee, 23, was killed while working with plant equipment at Camp Bastion.

Soldiers lined the street and saluted in tribute as his cortege passed through the Memorial Garden in Carterton, Oxfordshire.

Sapper Moralee had been deployed to Afghanistan with the 32 Engineer Regiment last September. He joined the Royal Engineers when he left school at 17, leaves behind fiancee Emma and parents Lynn and Darren.

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