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Soldier's body repatriated

Guardsman Jamie Shadrake of the Reconnaissance Platoon, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards died when his checkpoint was attacked by insurgents in the Nahr-e Saraj District of Helmand Province on Friday.

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Welsh soldier's body brought home

Guardsman Shadrake was one of three British servicemen repatriated today at RAF Brize Norton Credit: ITV News

The body of Guardsman Jamie Shadrake, of the Reconnaissance Platoon, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, has been repatriated this afternoon. He was killed in Afghanistan on Friday. The 20-year-old was brought up near Cardiff before moving with his family to Wrexham.

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