A SCOTS soldier who was shot dead by a rogue member of the Afghan army as he played in a football match on Remembrance Day was described as a "soldiers' soldier" as he was repatriated to the UK.
A SCOTS soldier who was shot dead by a rogue member of the Afghan army as he played in a football match on Remembrance Day was described as a \"soldiers' soldier\" as he was repatriated to the UK.
RESPECTS: The coffin containing the body of Captain Walter Barrie (below), who was killed while playing a football match in Afghanistan on Remembrance Day, is received at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. Above: Mourners show their grief at the repatriation ceremony. Main image: Richard Watt
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Captain Walter Barrie, of Lanark, was playing in a match on Sunday between British soldiers and members of the Afghan National Army (ANA) at his base when he was shot at close range in the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand province.
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