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“Team Hatton” at Machame gate at the start of the trek, and though  altitude  sickness had a severe effect on its members nothing could  prevent the family and friends of Matthew Hatton, inset, from  climbing to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

Family and friends of Matthew Hatton climb Mount Kilimanjaro

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Family and friends of Matthew Hatton, including Becky Hatton, Warren Jones, Vicky Hatton, Jill Hatton, Phil Hatton, Sarah Phillips and Matt Segar, during a fundraiser in memory of the York soldier, held in Haxby

Friends and relatives of Matthew Hatton raise money for Help For Heroes charity

Members of Generation Groove tune up before the start of the Help For Heroes fundraising concert, in memory of Matthew Hatton, which was held at Haxby Methodist Church.

Sister of Afghanistan blast victim Matthew Hatton organises fundraiser

Matthew Hatton: Family raising cash for Help For Heroes

Family of Matthew Hatton hit fundraising target

Matt Segar with some of  the items donated for the charity auction for Help the Heroes Mount Kilimanjaro Trek at the Hilton Hotel in York

Charity auction raises thousands of pounds in memory of York war hero Matthew Hatton

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Auction to be held in memory of brave Matthew Hatton and in aid of wounded troops

Lance Bombadier Matthew Hatton’s parents, Jill and Phil, recieve the Elizabeth Cross from Lt Col Owen Adams at Thiepval Barracks, Northern Ireland. Photo: Cpl Gabriel Moreno RLC/MoD)

Parents of fallen Haxby soldier Matthew Hatton receive Elizabeth Cross

Jill and Phil Hatton, who are to climb Kilimanjaro to help raise money for Help The Heroes, with Matt Segar, left, Warren Jones, and Matthew’s sisters, Vicky, 26, and Becky, 19

Family of tragic York soldier Lance Bombardier Matthew Hatton to climb Kilimanjaro

Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s tribute to York soldier Matthew Hatton

Phil and Jill Hatton and family outside York Minster

United in grief

The funeral of Matthew Hatton

Mourners pay their final respects to Matthew Hatton at York Minster

Matthew Hatton’s parents, Jill and Phil Hatton, talking about their son at home in Haxby

Parents of York soldier Matthew Hatton speak about hero son killed by double bomb blast in Afghanistan

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Minster service for hero Hatton

Matthew Hatton

Thanks for all your support

L Bombardier Matthew Hatton

Lord Mayor of York, Coun John Galvin, pays tribute to city’s fallen soldier L Bombardier Matthew Hatton

The hearses carrying the coffins of Lance Bombardier Matthew Hatton, inset, Captain Mark Hale, and Rifleman Daniel Wild move through the town of Wooton Bassett

Soldier Matthew Hatton’s final homecoming

The body of Lance Bombardier Matthew Hatton of the 40th Regiment, The Royal Artillery, is  repatriated at RAF Lyneham in Wiltshire

Relatives gather to pay tribute to Matthew Hatton

Lance Bombardier Matthew Hatton's body is returned to British soil at RAF Lyneham today.

Crowds pay tribute to York war hero Matthew Hatton

Tasha Chehab and Matthew Hatton

Girlfriend of York soldier pays tribute to her soul mate

SYMPATHY: Campaigners outside York Railway Station at the York Against The War Vigil yesterday evening

Sombre vigil for British war dead

‘Too many men have lost their lives’

Moving tributes to York soldier

Ceremonies at Army bases in Afghanistan

Matthew Hatton in Sangin, Helmand province

Book of condolence for Matthew Hatton

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Tributes paid to Matthew Hatton

Matthew Hatton with  girlfriend Natasha Chehab

Comrades show their respect and affection for Matthew Hatton

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Photographer Michael Yon was due to go on patrol with Matthew Hatton

DEDICATED: Lance Bombardier Matthew Hatton, of Haxby, York

Matthew Hatton hailed as a ‘master of his art’ and for saving lives of comrades

Matthew Hatton

Soldier Matthew Hatton wanted to be in ‘the thick of the action’

Your view of the war in Afghanistan

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Matthew Hatton

Soldier killed in Afghanistan bomb blast named as Matthew Hatton

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York soldier killed in Afghanistan bomb blast

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