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Funeral of Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

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Funeral of Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

The most poignant  moment of the week for me was to see the funeral of Olaf Schmid on TV.  He was the 224th soldier to die in Afghanistan.  He made safe 64 IEDs in a distinguished career.  At his funeral his wife paid a very moving tribute to him:
http://www.lastingtribute.co.uk/tribute/schmid/3178550 
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/columnists/article-1231585/AMANDA-PLATELL-The-widow-showed-Britain...