Tributes have been paid to Private Robert Murray Hetherington killed in an IED blast whilst on patrol in an armoured vehicle in Helmand, whose body will be repatriated today.
Robert played lacross for Scotland and was described as "a dear friend, a true gentleman and a legend who will always be remembered."
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"Our ability to pre-empt or respond to threats will be eroded if we don't keep up with our adversaries."
"You are one of the silence breakers and we all owe you a debt of gratitude."