An Army sniffer dog who died of a seizure shortly after his handler was killed in Afghanistan will posthumously receive the highest Military Honour available to animals today.
Theo died shortly after Lance Corporal Liam Tasker was shot dead in March 2011.
Corporal Tasker's mother, Jane Duffy, will watch his canine colleagues accept the PDSA Dickin Medal - the animal equivalent to the Victoria Cross - on his behalf.
ITV News' Paul Davies reports.
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