Friday, December 9, 2011

Funeral details for Leeds soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Yorkshire Evening Post reports that the funeral of British soldier Rifleman Sheldon Steel, who was killed in action during a patrol in Afghanistan on 27th November 2011, will be held next week.

The service for the 20-year-old will take place on Thursday, 15th December, at St Peter’s Church in Bramley, close to where he grew up.

The funeral will be held at 10am at St Peter’s Church, followed by a burial at Armley Hill Top Cemetery at 11.30am.

Only family are asked to give flowers but guests are welcome to make donations to the Army Benevolent Fund (ABF) and the Battalion’s own charity.

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