MBE for most injured soldier

A soldier thought to have survived the worst ever battlefield injuries in Afghanistan has been given an MBE by the Prince of Wales. Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson lost both legs and sustained more than 40 injuries including brain damage in 2006.

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Soldier with Afghanistan's 'worst injuries' to get MBE

Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson pictured meeting the Queen in 2008. Credit: PA

A soldier thought to have survived the worst ever battlefield injuries in Afghanistan will be made an MBE by the Prince of Wales today.

Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson lost both legs and sustained more than 40 injuries including brain damage that affected his memory and speech in a bomb attack in 2006.

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