Archives for October 2015

Poignant book remembers the Wootton Bassett repatriation journeys

A former policeman has written a touching book about the repatriation of service personnel killed in Afghanistan and whose journeys spurred the people of Wootton Bassett to stage their own admirable form of respect. Jarra Brown now lives in Cyprus but the former Commando turned police officer has written ‘46 Miles – A Journey of […]

Sacrifice of soldiers highlighted by book

When 345 coffins made their way through the Wiltshire town of Wootton Bassett, the impromptu show of respect from townspeople caught the attention of people around the UK and the world. Now the former Commando turned policeman who helped to organise the safe passage of the coffins from RAF Lyneham to Oxford has written a […]