carried the Union flag-draped coffins and the Last Post was played in an emotional ceremony.
This is a First World War memorial "to the memory of the officers, non-commissioned officers and men of the VIth Territorial Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers
who gave their lives," around which the veterans gathered.
The battle honours of the Sixth Northumberland Fusiliers
from the Boer War and First World War are furthermore framed in the building, with the veterans bearing their colours as they gathered.
Young soldier Joel Kyte, aged 19, from Bedworth, stood with pride alongside his fellow Fusiliers
, which included his older brother Kyle Wisniewski.
Abigail was born five weeks later and, in September, heartbroken Miss Forrest, of Nottingham, "wed" Fusilier
Burgess in a ceremony at his graveside in Morriston Cemetery, Swansea.
Bush, who was from Coventry, died at the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine in Selly Oak, Birmingham, on August 25.
After driver training Fusilier
Watkins will be taking some well earned leave before joining his new unit the 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
, based in Tidworth, Wiltshire.
Hields however, is made of sterner stuff than soft-as-shandy newspaper columnists and to the evident misfortune of the Taliban attacking him, he was also armed with a "grenade machine gun".
Jones, from Llangefni, Anglesey, also had financial problems and was due in court charged with the attempted theft of a car, allegedly in Salisbury on July 5.
The bullet from his rifle hit his brain then wounded Fusilier
Edward Beddows, from Birmingham, in the face.
The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
is to be awarded the freedom of Cramlington at a ceremony on Tuesday at the town's war memorial.
Sergeant Simon Valentine, 29, was returned to RAF Lyneham in Wiltshire beside Lance Corporal James Fullarton, Fusilier
Simon Annis and Fusilier
Louis Carter, all of 2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Fusiliers