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Full military honours at tragic Sam's funeral: VIDEO

Published date: 18 June 2012 | Published by: Dave Doyle

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Comrades from the Queen's Own Gurkha Logistics Regiment carry Sam's coffin.

A salute is fired over the grave.

A Gurkha piper plays at the service.

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MORE than 200 friends, relatives and comrades attended a moving service to celebrate a young soldier’s life cut tragically short by leukaemia.

Sam Howis (19) of Lathe Road, Whiston died last month after a five-day battle with the disease, which developed while he was home on leave in Whiston.

He received full military honours at his funeral, including an honour guard and a rifle salute.






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