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Funeral of a Hero

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HERO tank driver Paul McGee was given a proud full military send-off today at Paisley Town Hall.

Guardsman Paul died in Paisley’s Royal Alexandra Hospital following an incident in his home village of Lochwinnoch in the early hours of Sunday, October 25.

The tragedy came two years after he risked his life in a desperate bid to save a drowning comrade in Iraq.

Paul, 28, was later awarded the prestigious Queen’s Commendation for Bravery.

Slience as Buddies lines the streets of Paisley Cross to say farewell to Paul as his service from Paisley Town hall was relayed via loudspeakers to the gathered crowds.

Paisley stood in 2 minutes silence at the Town Hall bells tolled 11am, As the procession left Paisley town Hall Old soldiers gave there salute and one old lady was seen to throw her flowers onto the roof of the hearse,Paul was laid to rest at Lochwinnoch Cemetery just before 12 midday to the song of Dire Straits ” Brothers in arms”.

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Paisley shop now working

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Apologies to anyone who has went into our online store to buy one of our photographs or prints, we had to iron out some flaws in the shop and the good news is it is now fully working so please feel free to browse the store using the navigation at the top of the blog.

you can buy calendars, canvas prints etc check it out now by going to http://www.paisley.org.uk/blog/?page_id=113