Minster FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01904 486598

Body of a North Yorkshire soldier comes home.

Body of a North Yorkshire soldier comes home.

10:17am 26th August 2010
(Updated 4:08pm 26th August 2010)

Described as "a lion of England"...

The body of a North Yorkshire based soldier will return home today

Lance Corporal Jordan Dean Bancroft was killed in a battle with insurgents in Helmand last Saturday

The 25 year old served with the 1st battalion the duke of lancaster's regiment

His commanding off says he was a  "big character" who served with absolute dedication.

Email Icon Get the latest local news direct to your inbox.
Sign up now for our email updates

Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious

We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.