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.


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.