A candlelit vigil is being held tonight in memory of a Taunton-based Royal Marine who was killed in Afghanistan.
Corporal David O'Connor of 40 Commando was fatally injured while on patrol in Helmand Province. His body was flown home to Britain earlier this week.
Prayers will take place at All Saints Church in Norton Fitzwarren this evening at 7pm.
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