Cwmbran soldier remembered at former school

Corporal Michael Thacker
Corporal Thacker served with 1st Battalion, The Royal Welsh Credit: Ministry of Defence

Fairwater High School in Cwmbran is unveiling a memorial to former pupil, Corporal Michael Thacker, who was killed while serving in Afghanistan.

There will be a special assembly at the school at lunchtime today, with some members of Corporal Thacker's family in attendance.


Memorial for Cwmbran soldier

Corporal Michael Thacker, from 1st Battalion the Royal Welsh, was killed in Afghanistan last month. His old school is unveiling a memorial in his memory.