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The Queen: "I don't get to give this one out very often"

The Queen has given Lance Corporal Joshua Leakey the Victoria Cross. The paratrooper showed extraordinary bravery and gallantry while defending his regiment in Afghanistan.

L/Cpl Leakey, from Hampshire, played down his actions and paid tribute to this comrades.