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Army Captain repatriated

The body of Captain Walter Reid Barrie, who was killed by a member of the Afghan army in Helmand Province on Remembrance Sunday has been repatriated.

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MoD name soldier killed playing football

Captain Walter Barrie with his 15-year-old son Callum Credit: Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence has named a soldier killed by a member of the Afghan army in Helmand Province on September 11th.

Captain Walter Reid Barrie from The Royal Scots Borders, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment, was taking part in a football match between British soldiers and members of the Afghan National Army when he was shot at close range.

Captain Barrie was a Football Association trained coach and a passionate supporter of Rangers Football Club.

His wife Sonia said that her husband was "a great man, a doting and amazing father and a fantastic husband. He was much loved and will be missed by many."

He also leaves behind a 15-year-old son Callum.

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