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Repatriation date delayed
10:30am Thursday 16th August 2012 in News
The repatriation of two servicemen killed in Afghanistan has been put back four days.
The bodies of Lieutenant Andrew Chesterman of 3rd Battalion, The Rifles, and Lance Corporal Matthew Smith, of 26 Engineer Regiment, will be brought back to the country on Tuesday.
Originally it had been expected that the repatriation would take place today.
It is expected that the plane will land at around 1.30pm with the cortege passing through Carterton’s memorial garden at around 4pm.