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Repatriation of servicemen
9:30am Thursday 17th May 2012 in News
Hundreds of people from RAF Brize Norton are expected to turn out for today’s repatriation of one of their own.
Corporal Brent John McCarthy, pictured, an RAF policeman based at RAF Brize Norton, and Lance Corporal Lee Thomas Davies, from the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, were shot and killed in Afghanistan on Saturday.
The plane carrying their bodies will land at Brize at 1.30pm and the cortege will pass the memorial garden on the edge of Carterton at about 3.30pm.
It will reach the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford at about 4.30pm.