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Wiltshire soldier recognised for ebola work

Brigadier Stephen McMahon. Credit: ITV News

An army officer from Wiltshire will be awarded a medal from the Prime Minister, for his work fighting ebola.

Brigadier Stephen McMahon commanded nearly a thousand British troops in West Africa as they helped build hospitals and train healthcare workers.

Yesterday he was recognised for his work along with others from across the UK who risked their lives to tackle the epidemic.