Church in Wheatland Lane, Wallasey, for the service - wearesnowboarding.com.
Church in Wheatland Lane, Wallasey, for the service, including almost 150 colleagues from RAF Lyneham in Wiltshire, where he was stationed. And police were drafted in to control the traffic which was brought to a standstill by the numbers of people lining the pavement outside the Seacombe church. They had all come to pay their last respects to the local boy, decorated for his part in the Gulf War, who lost his life on a training mission in the Scottish Highlands. All nine members of the crew were killed when their RAF Hercules went down during a treacherous low level flying mission through the Grampians 19 days ago. His funeral was held at Our Lady and St Josephs at his wife Kerry's request because the parish priest, Father Peter Burke, was a friend of the couple, who met on a trip to the French shrine of Lourdes where they were helping the sick. Fellow airmen from 70 Squadron RAF provided a guard of honour for the former pupil of St Mary's College, Wallasey. # Anniversary And fellow officers bore his