Glastonbury Soldier Killed

Captain James Townley from Glastonbury, served with the Corps of Royal Engineers, died on Friday in Helmand Province.

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Soldier's body flown home

James Townley. Credit: MoD

The body of a soldier from Somerset, who died in Afghanistan, will be flown home later.

Captain James Townley, from Glastonbury, was a member of of 21 Engineer Regiment.

He died from gunshot wounds at a British Army base last week. His body will be to RAF Brize Norton this afternoon.

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