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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.

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Cwmbran soldier remembered at former school

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.

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