A bomb disposal expert from Saffron Walden who used his body as a shield to stop an unstable explosive device from going off, has been given the George Medal for bravery.
Warrant Officer Andy Peat, who was serving in Afghanistan, then went on to help ten people get away safely from the heavily mined area they were stuck in.
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