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Afghanistan medals for Aldershot troops

His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge will present Operational Service Medals, for deployment in Afghanistan, to soldiers of No. 2 Company, 1st Battalion Irish Guards on later today at their base, Mons Barracks in Aldershot.

One hundred and twenty soldiers returned from Helmand in November, those who went on their first tour will each receive the medal from His Royal Highness for having served on Op HERRICK for six months.