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.


Glastonbury Soldier Killed

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