The body of Private Christopher Kershaw, 19, of 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment has left RAF Brize Norton. Lieutenant Colonel Zac Stenning, Commanding Officer of his battalion, said:
"Private Christopher Kershaw was a fiercely fit young man who thrived on soldiering. His natural love of the outdoors shone through in his personal and professional life ... We have lost today a true Yorkshire Warrior. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family."