Taunton-based Royal Marine laid to rest

Corporal David O'Connor Credit: MOD

The funeral's due to take place this afternoon of a marine based in Taunton who was killed in Afghanistan. Corporal David O'Connor who was twenty-seven died last month while on patrol in Helmand Province.

Hundreds of people are expected to line the streets of Havant in Hampshire to watch the cortege.


Honouring one of their own

Hundreds line the streets of Havant today for the funeral of Taunton-based soldier Corporal David O'Connor, a Royal Marine killed in Afghanistan.