Memorial held for Welsh soldier killed in Afghanistan

A public memorial service has been held for a Welsh soldier killed in Afghanistan.

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Memorial service held for soldier killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash

Lance Corporal Oliver Thomas from Brecon Credit: MOD

A public memorial is being held today in Herefordshire for a Welsh soldier killed in Afghanistan.

Lance Corporal Oliver Thomas was one of five British servicemen who died in a helicopter crash last month.

Captain Thomas Clarke from Cowbridge in the Vale of Glamorgan also died when the Lynx helicopter they were in came down during a routine flight in the Kandahar province.

Captain Clarke's funeral will be held on Monday.

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