Funeral of County Durham soldier killed in Afghanistan

Captain Richard Holloway, who died as a result of enemy fire while on operations east of Kabul two days before Christmas, is laid to rest.

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Funeral of County Durham soldier

Captain Richard Holloway Credit: MoD

The funeral of a soldier from County Durham will take place today. Captain Richard Holloway was killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan two days before Christmas. The service will be held at Durham Cathedral. In an earlier statement, his family described him as an exceptional, loyal man.

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