Repatriation tributes in Headington

19 January 2010

Captain Daniel Read (11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps)
Killed in Afghanistan on 11 January 2010

Corporal Lee Brownson (3rd Battalion The Rifles)
Killed in Afghanistan on 15 January 2010

Rifleman Luke Farmer (3rd Battalion The Rifles),
killed in Afghanistan on 15 January 2010

The pictures below show the repatriation tribute that took place in Headley Way
as the funeral cortège made its way to the John Radcliffe Hospital.

St Anthony of Padua ChurchPeople wait to pay their respects outside St Anthony of Padua Church in Headley Way

The British Legion stand readyThe British Legion stand at the ready in the middle of Headley Way

The cortege approachesThe cortège is led by two police motorcyclists and a police car

The old soldiers saluteMembers of the British Legion lower their standards or salute as the cortège approaches

People give roses to the hearsesResidents take flowers to the hearses

The coffins are draped in union flagsThe three coffins are draped in Union Flags

A police car brings up the rear“The final turn”


These and more pictures on Flickr in a bigger size

Oxford Mail, 19 January 2010: “Friends turn out to salute their hero

©Stephanie Jenkins

Last updated: 13 January, 2017

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