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Soldier’s inquest to be held on Thursday
12:28pm Sunday 1st September 2013 in News
An inquest into the death of Skipton soldier Gareth Thursby is due to take place in Oxford.
Sgt Thursby, 29, was shot by a rogue Afghan policeman in Afghanistan, on September 15. He died alongside Private Thomas Wroe, from Huddersfield.
The two men were both from the 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment.
Sgt Thursby was brought up in Skipton and was a former pupil of South Craven School, Cross Hills. He was married and had two children.
The inquest into his death takes place Thursday.