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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.

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