Tributes paid to Neath soldier

Kent Police have confirmed a body found in the river off Rochester Pier is that of Neath soldier Josh Thomas. The 18-year-old was stationed at barracks nearby.

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Missing soldier's father says he was 'chirpy' when they last spoke

The family of missing soldier Josh Thomas have made an emotional appeal for him to get in touch.

The 18 year old who is based at Brompton Barracks, Chatham, was last seen outside the City Wall pub in Rochester on Wednesday April 10, after a night out with friends.

His father told ITV News that it was totally out of charachter and said he spoke to him on Tuesday night and he sounded 'chirpy as anything.'

Gary Thomas said that they had been going out to celebrate the end of their exams.

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