Latest news: Family prepare for funeral of Royal Marine (Iraq)
The funeral of Royal Marine Jonathan 'Dutchy' Holland will be held next week.
The service will be attended by friends and family, along with servicemen who will honour their comrade who died in action while on operations in Afghanistan. St George's CE Church, in Chorley, will host the service on Monday, March 12 at noon.
Family have requested donations be sent to Derian House or RN/RM, in lieu of flowers.
Jonathan, 23, died in a landmine explosion during a routine patrol of in the Sangin Valley, Helmand Province.
He was engaged to Hayley and had two sisters and a brother.
Von: 06.03.2007 www.leylandtoday.co.uk