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Afghanistan deaths: Royal Marines repatriated to UK

The bodies of two Royal Marines killed in a bomb blast in Afghanistan have been repatriated to the UK.

Marine Sam Alexander, 28, of Plymouth, and Lt Ollie Augustin, 23, of Kent, both of 42 Commando, were flown to RAF Lyneham in Wiltshire.

The two men were killed in the Loy Mandeh area of the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand Province on 27 May.

Stuart Alexander, Sam's father, pays tribute to his son's bravery in this video.

  • 02 Jun 2011
  • From the section UK
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