A warminster-based soldier killed in Afghanistan during a mission to rescue a kidnapped policeman has been named by the Ministry of Defence.
Private Gregg Thomas Stone from 3rd Battalion, the Yorkshire Regiment, was shot on Sunday in Helmand province.
A soldier serving with 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, has been killed in Afghanistan.
He was on a patrol to disrupt insurgent activity in the south of Nahr-e Saraj district in Helmand Province, when he was killed by small arms fire. '3 Yorks' are based at Battlesbury Barracks in Warminster, as part of 12 mechanised brigade.