A reader writes:
When the lance corporal's body arrived back in the UK, the residents of Wootton Basset all turned out to honour him - as they do with every fallen soldier. But this time they all brought their dogs, and the emergency services arrived in uniform with their working dogs. Apparently the usual respectful silence was interspersed with the sound of barking. It was heartrendingly marvelous. Brought a tear to my eye.