Ray Scanlon told ITV Wales that his son Richard, who was killed whilst on duty in Afghanistan in November, was 'so dedicated' and well-loved within his battalion. Lance Corporal Scanlon will be remembered at a service in Cardiff today, along with his colleague Lieutenant David Boyce.
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Crowds came to hear him speak this afternoon in Bangor - a seat where fewer than 100 votes could make the difference at the next election.
Scattered showers with the odd heavy burst possible but there will be plenty of sunny spells too.
A rather wet and windy evening, with rain in the north and showers elsewhere.