School 'proud' of former pupil

Private Christopher Kershaw Credit: Ministry of Defence

The school attended by 19-year-old Private Christopher Kershaw, before he joined the army, has paid tribute to the man, who died alongside five colleagues on Tuesday evening.

Tom Megahy, associate principal of Hanson School, said: "We were very proud of the young man he became and the service he has given to our country. Our thoughts go out to his family, friends and colleagues at their tragic loss."

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