RAF hero honoured for bravery in battle of Bastion
A MORAY RAF man has been awarded one of the highest military honours for his courage defending the main British base in Afghanistan from a Taliban attack.
Sergeant Roy Geddes “breathed fire into the spirit of his men” when Camp Bastion was assaulted by insurgents while Prince Harry was serving there during his tour of duty as an Apache helicopter gunner.
The 43-year-old was awarded the Military Cross for leading the fightback – despite being wounded in the knee when his vehicle was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade.
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