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Date added: 20 January 2009

Three more heroes return home 

Swindon Police force pay tribute at Gable Cross
 
Members of the Swindon Police force have followed the lead by the people of Wootton Bassett in paying tribute to the war dead repatriated back to the UK.
 
Repatriation 20/01/09
Standing silent:
members of the British Legion pay their respects outside 
Gable Cross Police Station in Swindon
 
Swindon Chief Superintendent Paul Howlett joined 200 colleagues and members of the public outside Gable Cross Police Station in saluting the funeral cortège of Captain Tom Sawyer, 26, of the Royal Artillery, Corporal Danny Winter 28, of the Royal Marines and Travis Mackin, 22, from the Communications Squadron, United Kingdom Landing Force Command Support Group, who were flown back from Afghanistan this morning.
 
"It's our way of paying tribute to them," commented Mr Howlett.
 
"Their sacrifice deserves to be recognised."
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