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A tribute to Rifleman Aldridge

Peter Aldridge of 4th Battalion, The Rifles, was named earlier this week as the 250th British soldier to be killed in Afghanistan. He was under the command of Major Richard Streatfeild who has been sending the Today programme regular reports of his deployment in Helmand province.

In his latest despatch, Major Streatfeild pays a personal tribute to Rifleman Aldridge.


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