Army sniffer dog gallantry award

An Army sniffer dog who died of a seizure soon after his handler was killed in Afghanistan is to receive a posthumous award today for his gallantry and devotion. Theo died shortly after Lance Corporal Liam Tasker was shot dead in March 2011.

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Army sniffer dog to receive posthumous award

An army sniffer dog who died of a seizure soon after his handler was killed in Afghanistan receives a posthumous award today for his gallantry and devotion.

Lance Corporal Liam Tasker with Theo training in Afghanistan in 2011 Credit: MoD

Lance Corporal Liam Tasker was shot dead in Afghanistan in March 2011. His dog, Theo, the bomb-hunting spaniel wasn't hurt. But he curled up and later died back at base.

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