Medals for Afghan Army heroes

Lance Corporal Abbie Martin Photo: ITV New Anglia

An army medic from Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire is one of several members of the British Armed 118 awards are being handed out in total.

20-year-old Lance Corporal Abbie Martin ignored Taliban bullets being fired overhead to treat a dying colleague before saving several others injured in a grenade blast.

It was her first tour of Afghanistan. She receives the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service, which recognises meritorious service during, or in support of, operations.

A number of army personnel are receiving recognition Credit: ITV News Anglia

For a full list of who is receiving recognition today click here..http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/60456/supplements/5738