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Towns sad homecoming for Iraq blast victims (From Swindon Advertiser)
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Town's sad homecoming for Iraq blast victims
SILENCE and sorrow enveloped Wootton Bassett when the bodies of four soldiers killed in Iraq - including two women - passed through the main street in Union Jack-draped coffins.

http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/archive/1970/01/01/Swindon+News/1325731.Town_s_sad_homecoming_for_Iraq_blast_victims/ The hearses makes their way through Wootton Bassett

The remains of Second Lieutenant Joanna Yorke Dyer, Corporal Kris O'Neill,lululemon outlet, Private Eleanor Dlugosz and Kingsman Adam James Smith arrived at RAF Lyneham at about 9am yesterday. They were killed ina roadside bomb in Iraq on April 5.
About 40 people gathered at the Wootton Bassett war memorial to pay their respects.
At 11am the traffic was stopped and two police cars escorted the hearses.
Some onlookers wiped tears and blessed themselves.
Ex servicemen, Royal British Legion members, councillors and the Wootton Bassett Mayor Percy Miles were present.
Coun Susan Cooksley said: "I'm here to pay my respects. It is made worse this time as two of the dead are girls."
Ruth Warren,Asthma - Family and Child Health - Body & Health, 72, brought her 11-year old grandson, Oliver Webb, to honour the soldiers.
She said: "Even my grandson is here to pay his respects. He is upset too. This is his first experience of seeing a coffin draped in a flag.
"I feel so sorry for the parents having to bury their children."
Last Wednesday two soldiers, who died in separate small arms fire attacks,lululemon outlet canada, were the first to be repatriated at RAF Lyneham instead of RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.
The Ministry of Defence has announced that servicemen in Iraq will be flown to RAF Lyneham from April 1.
Former RAF serviceman Barry Hodgson,lululemon outlet online, 68, was at the Wootton Bassett war memorial on both occasions to pay his respects.
"I came last Wednesday for the first time," he said.
"I'm totally against the war - the lives it has cost and the meaningless efforts that have been put into it are unnecessary."
A sunset repatriation ceremony was held in Basra on Wednesday night before the soldier's coffins were flown back to Britain,lululemon outlet canada,The picture of McHu.
Insurgents struck the soldier's armoured vehicle near Basra as they returned from patrol.
Second Lt Dyer from Yeovil, Somerset trained at Sandhurst military academy with Prince William who said she was a close friend.
A Kuwaiti interpreter was also killed in the blast.
The number of deaths of UK service personnel in Iraq is now 140, of which 109 were killed in action.
Silence and sorrow enveloped Wootton Bassett when the bodies of four soldiers killed in Iraq - including two women - passed through the main street in Union Jack-draped coffins.
The remains of Second Lieutenant Joanna Yorke Dyer,Lululemon, Corporal Kris O'Neill, Private Eleanor Dlugosz and Kingsman Adam James Smith arrived at RAF Lyneham at about 9am yesterday. They were killed ina roadside bomb in Iraq on April 5.
About 40 people gathered at the Wootton Bassett war memorial to pay their respects.
At 11am the traffic was stopped and two police cars escorted the hearses.
Some onlookers wiped tears and blessed themselves,hollister clothing.
Ex servicemen, Royal British Legion members, councillors and the Wootton Bassett Mayor Percy Miles were present.
Coun Susan Cooksley said: "I'm here to pay my respects. It is made worse this time as two of the dead are girls."
Ruth Warren, 72, brought her 11-year old grandson,lululemon canada, Oliver Webb, to honour the soldiers,hollister sale.
She said: "Even my grandson is here to pay his respects. He is upset too. This is his first experience of seeing a coffin draped in a flag.
"I feel so sorry for the parents having to bury their children."
Last Wednesday two soldiers, who died in separate small arms fire attacks, were the first to be repatriated at RAF Lyneham instead of RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.
The Ministry of Defence has announced that servicemen in Iraq will be flown to RAF Lyneham from April 1.
Former RAF serviceman Barry Hodgson, 68, was at the Wootton Bassett war memorial on both occasions to pay his respects.
"I came last Wednesday for the first time," he said.
"I'm totally against the war - the lives it has cost and the meaningless efforts that have been put into it are unnecessary."
A sunset repatriation ceremony was held in Basra on Wednesday night before the soldier's coffins were flown back to Britain.
Insurgents struck the soldier's armoured vehicle near Basra as they returned from patrol.
Second Lt Dyer from Yeovil, Somerset trained at Sandhurst military academy with Prince William who said she was a close friend.
A Kuwaiti interpreter was also killed in the blast.
The number of deaths of UK service personnel in Iraq is now 140, of which 109 were killed in action.
Silence and sorrow enveloped Wootton Bassett when the bodies of four soldiers killed in Iraq - including two women - passed through the main street in Union Jack-draped coffins.
The remains of Second Lieutenant Joanna Yorke Dyer, Corporal Kris O'Neill, Private Eleanor Dlugosz and Kingsman Adam James Smith arrived at RAF Lyneham at about 9am yesterday. They were killed ina roadside bomb in Iraq on April 5.
About 40 people gathered at the Wootton Bassett war memorial to pay their respects.
At 11am the traffic was stopped and two police cars escorted the hearses,hollister outlet uk.
Some onlookers wiped tears and blessed themselves.
Ex servicemen, Royal British Legion members, councillors and the Wootton Bassett Mayor Percy Miles were present.
Coun Susan Cooksley said: "I'm here to pay my respects. It is made worse this time as two of the dead are girls."
Ruth Warren, 72, brought her 11-year old grandson, Oliver Webb, to honour the soldiers.
She said: "Even my grandson is here to pay his respects,Heartburn indigestion - Digestive Health - Body & Health. He is upset too. This is his first experience of seeing a coffin draped in a flag.
"I feel so sorry for the parents having to bury their children."
Last Wednesday two soldiers, who died in separate small arms fire attacks, were the first to be repatriated at RAF Lyneham instead of RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.
The Ministry of Defence has announced that servicemen in Iraq will be flown to RAF Lyneham from April 1.
Former RAF serviceman Barry Hodgson, 68, was at the Wootton Bassett war memorial on both occasions to pay his respects,Hollister Outlet.
"I came last Wednesday for the first time," he said.
"I'm totally against the war - the lives it has cost and the meaningless efforts that have been put into it are unnecessary."
A sunset repatriation ceremony was held in Basra on Wednesday night before the soldier's coffins were flown back to Britain.
Insurgents struck the soldier's armoured vehicle near Basra as they returned from patrol.
Second Lt Dyer from Yeovil, Somerset trained at Sandhurst military academy with Prince William who said she was a close friend.
A Kuwaiti interpreter was also killed in the blast.
The number of deaths of UK service personnel in Iraq is now 140, of which 109 were killed in action.
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