Peter Aldridge, Caroline Aldridge, Abdrew Aldridge, Holy Trinity Church, Afghanistan
Funeral of Rifleman Peter Aldridge, 19, who became the 250th member of the British armed forces to die in the Afghanistan conflict. 11th February 2010.Pictured: mother Caroline Aldridge and father Abdrew Aldridge, a fireman.Peter, of A Company 4 Rifles, was on his first tour of duty when he died in an explosion near Sangin, Helmand, on January 22 while on foot patrol. His poignant final words tell my mum I love her" were spoken to the medic treating him.His Union flag-draped coffin, topped with his forage cap, regimental belt, a flower wreath and a single white rose, was carried into Holy Trinity Church by six of his regiment."
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