Lieutenant Colonel Shon Hackney, Commanding Officer of 1st Battalion the Royal Welsh, paid tribute to Corporal Simon Daw as "an absolutely outstanding soldier" and "a true leader of men."
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There is no way to put a gloss on this - today is shaping up terribly! Wet and windy weather will push it's way in to the west.
Western areas will see the wet and windy stuff continue overnight! And then tomorrow - i'm very sorry to say - there is more of it to come!
Dolaucothi Gold Mines is among five locations battling it out to be crowned Wales' best place in this year's Special Places competition.