The coffins of the four servicemen were honoured in Wootton Bassett
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Soldiers and Royal Marine repatriated

Four servicemen killed in Afghanistan on the same day have been repatriated back to the UK.

Maj James Joshua Bowman, 34, Lt Neal Turkington, 26, and Cpl Arjun Purja Pun, 33, died when they were attacked by a rogue Afghan soldier on 13 July.

Royal Marine Matthew Harrison, of 40 Commando, was shot dead on foot patrol the day before his 24th birthday.

Following a private ceremony, their bodies were driven through Wootton Bassett.

Ben Geoghegan reports.

First broadcast 20 July 2010

  • 20 Jul 2010
  • From the section UK
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