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Wrexham soldier killed in Afghanistan
Guardsman Jamie Shadrake died on Friday, three days after turned 20-years-old.
Guardsman Shadrake was serving in Afghanistan with the Reconnaissance Platoon of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards when his checkpoint was attacked by insurgents in the Nahr-e-Saraj District of the Helmand Province.
Paying tribute, his family in Wrexham said: "Jamie was a tremendous son and brother. He was proud to be a soldier and died doing the job that he loved.
"We are all devastated by the loss of Jamie who was such a loving son and brother.
"We are very proud of the fact that Jamie was prepared to do his duty in helping the people of Afghanistan.
"Jamie lit up a room with his infectious smile. He will be sorely missed by so many who loved him."
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