Welsh Guardsman's funeral

The funeral for a soldier from 1st Battalion Welsh Guards killed in Afghanistan earlier this month is held in Cardigan.

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School tribute to Welsh Guardsman

Lance Corporal Lee Davies' former school has paid tribute to the Welsh Guardsman who died in Helmand Province at the weekend. His body is being repatriated to RAF Brize Norton this afternoon.

Lee was a pupil at Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi from 1996 to 2001. We remember him as a witty and popular student who was full of life. We are all shocked by his tragic death, but we know how much he enjoyed his work and how committed he was to the Army. We send our deepest sympathy and condolences to his family at this sad time.

– Nicola James, Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi


Soldier from Welsh Guards killed in Afghanistan

A soldier from 1st Battalion the Welsh Guards and a Royal Air Force airman have been killed in Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defence has said the two British servicemen were shot dead by members of the Afghan Police Force.

They were killed yesterday in the Lashkar Gah district of Helmand province, while providing security for a meeting with local officials at a patrol base. Their families have been informed.

There are more details on the ITV News website.

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