L/Cpl Wes Masters and L/Cpl Simon Moloney
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'Bullet went behind my windpipe' - L/Cpl Simon Moloney

21 March 2014 Last updated at 11:29 GMT

A soldier who was shot in the neck yet continued his duties during an ambush in Afghanistan has been recognised in the latest round of military honours.

L/Cpl Simon Moloney, 23, from St Albans, was one of 117 service personnel receiving awards as part of the Operational Honours list.

Also recognised was medic L/Cpl Wes Masters, 25, who rushed to tend to L/Cpl Moloney's wounds.