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Wootton Bassett's repatriation tributes draw to close with service

The town of Wootton Bassett has held a special service to mark the end of military repatriations there.

The bodies of 345 service personnel have passed through the Wiltshire town in the past four years.

At 19:58 BST the townsfolk watched their union jack being lowered and blessed. It will be taken to RAF Brize Norton where repatriations will resume.

Jon Kay reports.

  • 31 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK
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