Military Cross for Matthew Wilson and Matthew Perry honoured
A soldier who was shot in the head as he ran to protect a colleague in Afghanistan has been awarded the Military Cross.
Rifleman Matthew Wilson, 21, from Aberystwyth, a member of 2 Rifles, was honoured for his bravery.
He was knocked unconscious after an enemy bullet struck his helmet.
Serjeant Mathew Perry, 28, of Newport and also from 2 Rifles, won the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service for setting up an Afghan police force.
They were among soldiers honoured in the armed forces' Operational Awards List.