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Royal Marines Awarded Military Cross

19.11.2008

A Royal Marine from Wales has been awarded the Military Cross.

The Marine, Cousie Jones, now with the Fleet Protection Group, was serving with 40 Commando in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, when he foot patrol was ambushed by the Taliban. Showing quick thinking and courage, Marine Jones identified and took out the enemy position.

The brave Marine went to Buckingham Palace to receive his award from the Queen.

Further reading:
Military Cross award for marine's bravery
(Wales online report)

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