Army Captain killed in Afghanistan is repatriated

The body of a British Army Captain who was shot dead by a rogue member of the Afghan army as he played in a football match on Remembrance Day has been repatriated to the UK.

Captain Walter Barrie was playing in a match on Sunday between British soldiers and members of the Afghan National Army (ANA) at his base when he was shot at close range in the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand province.

Captain Walter Barrie was shot dead by a rogue member of the Afghan army as he played in a football match on Remembrance Day. Credit: MOD
His Union flag-draped coffin was flown into RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. Credit: MOD
The 41-year-old, from Glasgow, has been hailed a "great man" by his wife. He also leaves his 15-year-old son. Credit: MOD

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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.