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Man Wears Green Dress To Funeral To Honor Friend

Thu Mar 11, 2010 11:23 pm

It was a promise neither man would have wanted to keep. Yesterday the funeral of a Black Watch soldier killed in Afghanistan took a bizarre turn when his best friend arrived in a bright green dress and pink leg warmers to honour a pact that the two of them had made.

Private Kevin Elliott and his friend, Barry Delaney, had agreed that whoever survived the other should wear a dress to the dead man’s funeral. Mr Delaney duly fulfilled the pledge as a tribute to Private Elliott, who was killed aged 24 while on foot patrol in the southern province of Helmand on August 31.

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Source: TimesOnline

Now this is brotherhood! Great to see such loyalty among friends. RIP Private Elliott.
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