L/Cpl James Ashworth
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Victoria Cross for Afghan hero L/Cpl James Ashworth

A British soldier who died last year while protecting his comrades in Afghanistan is to be awarded the Victoria Cross - the highest military honour for bravery.

Lance Corporal James Ashworth is only the 14th person to receive the VC since World War II.

Ben Geoghegan reports.

  • 17 Mar 2013
  • From the section UK
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