A man from Doncaster who became the most seriously injured soldier to survive a bomb blast in Afghanistan has been appointed MBE in the New Year Honours and says he was surprised. Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson says he didn't think he deserved the accolade which recognises his fundraising.
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