Yorkshire Regiment soldier killed

A soldier from the 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment has been killed in Afghanistan.

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Defence Secretary pays tribute to fallen soldier

I was sorry to hear of the death of Private Stone who was clearly a committed, courageous and professional soldier who had made a big impression since joining the Army just two years ago. His death will be a great loss to his fellow soldiers and my sympathies are with them and Private Stone's wife and family, who should be extremely proud of what he achieved."

– Defence Secretary Philip Hammond

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