Medals for Afghan heroes

An army medic from Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire is one of several members of the British Armed Forces from our region being recognised in the latest round of military honours.

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Medic wins Military Cross for bravery

A Norfolk-based serviceman as been awarded the Military Cross for his role in saving the lives of four wounded soldiers,

Lance Corporal Stephen Shaw, based with the Royal Medical Corps in Swanton Morely was commended for his actions after his patrol came under fire in Helmand Province, last July.

They were attacked by a sniper, four soldiers were seriously wounded. L/Cpl Shaw, rescued one of his colleagues and gave life-saving medical treatment to the casualties.

Jonathan Wills spoke to him today.

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