Tributes paid to Cwmbran Soldier at memorial

Family and friends of a Welsh soldier killed in Afghanistan have unveiled a memorial at his former school in Cwmbran.

Corporal Michael Thacker died after being shot during a tour of duty in Helmand Province last month.

Fairwater secondary school also held a special assembly to remember Michael's life.

Our reporter, Nicola Hendy, was there.

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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.