Funeral of marine David O'Connor in Havant
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Funeral for marine David O'Connor after Afghanistan death

The funeral of a Royal Marine who was fatally injured in a gun battle in Afghanistan has taken place in Hampshire.

Cpl David O'Connor, 27, of 40 Commando, and Cpl Channing Day, 25, of 3 Medical Regiment, were killed on 24 October.

They were shot in a suspected insider attack by an off-duty Afghan policeman in Helmand's Nahr-e Saraj district.

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Cpl O'Connor's home town of Havant to pay their respects.

  • 15 Nov 2012