WAR veterans and members of the public showed their respects to two soldiers killed in Afghanistan.

The bodies of Lce Cpl Scott Hardy, 26, pictured top, and Pte James Grigg, 21, below, were flown back to RAF Lyneham and passed through Wootton Bassett on the way to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, yesterday.

The soldiers, both from 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, were killed by a bomb on March 16.

Standard bearers from Oxfordshire branches of the Royal British Legion were among about 200 people who watched silently as the cortege passed along Headley Way, Headington.