Corporal Carl Taylor talks about his act of bravery

Corporal Carl Taylor was awarded the Military Cross for saving the lives of three children in Afghanistan. He explains how he saved the youngsters from harm. Cpl Taylor said he simply "acted on instinct".

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Soldiers receive bravery awards

British service men and women have been honoured for their bravery. A total of 131 members of the armed services received honours and awards in the Operation Honours List following tours across the world and incidents at home.