The body of Private Anthony 'Anton' Frampton, 20, of 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment has left RAF Brize Norton. Lieutenant Colonel Zac Stenning, Commanding Officer of his battalion, said:
"Private Anthony Frampton was a unique young man. Fit, carefree, and always the life and soul of his Platoon, he was a true legend amongst his peers. A thoroughly likeable young man, he could motivate and encourage the entire Battalion with his cheekiness and smile."
Friends of two of the six soldiers killed in Afghanistan spoke to Lewis Vaughan Jones as they travelled to see them being repatriated.
Family and friends have paid tribute to the six soldiers killed in Afghanistan on March 6th after their bodies were repatriated.
The bodies of six soldiers killed in the single deadliest attack on UK forces in Afghanistan since 2001 are to be flown home.