Soldiers' bodies to be repatriated

The bodies of an Army medic and a Royal Marine killed on duty in Afghanistan will be repatriated to the UK later today.

Corporal Channing Day, who served with the 3 Medical Regiment, died alongside Corporal David O'Connor, of 40 Commando, after being injured on patrol with C Company in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand Province last Wednesday October 24.

Their coffins will be flown into RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire

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Soldiers' bodies repatriated

The bodies of Corporal Channing Day, who served with the 3 Medical Regiment, and Corporal David O'Connor, of 40 Commando, have been repatriated to the UK.