Private Liam Downs from Huntingdon was mentioned in despatches for his courage under fire.
Pte Downs drew heavy gunfire from enemy positions so his comrades could find cover in safer ground.
He was one of several Army heroes recognised with military honours. Jonathan Wills spoke to him today.
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