Daniel's great granddaughter-in-law, Marsha Farrington, of Shard End, said: "I do not know where he was awarded The Military Cross
, but on August 12, 1916, he was at Bazentin-le-Petit Montinpuich Road, two days before being at Mametz Wood.
for "breathing fire into the spirit of his men" during a Taliban attack Lance Corporal Lawrence Kayser r Royal Anglian Regiment.
His lawyer, John Hall, said Maich - who was awarded the Military Cross
during his first tour of duty in Iraq - had been drinking heavily on the night of the incident.
Modest Mark, now based in Plymouth with 30 Commando, said: "When I was told I was getting a Military Cross
I was really shocked.
But he has now left the army and is auctioning off his combat medals, including a Military Cross
he was presented with at Buckingham Palace.
When I've been out in the street every few yards people were stopping me to ask if that was my son who'd been awarded the Military Cross
I was just doing my job, but it is an honour to be awarded the Military Cross
In 2007, he was awarded the Military Cross
for his "selfless commitment and unshakeable bravery" in fighting and leading his platoon to rescue wounded comrades trapped in a Taliban ambush, the Ministry of Defence said.
In 2007 at Garmsir, Southern Helmand, he fought with immense distinction during a fierce battle to save soldiers cut off in a devastating Taliban ambush; for his actions that night he was awarded the Military Cross
A TREASURED citation hanging on a Teesside vet's wall records an amazing act of bravery by his late father - one of the few British military padres to win the coveted Military Cross
in action for saving lives.
The family of a World War I hero has been left devastated after callous thieves stole a Military Cross
William Haggas probably thinks there isn't much to choose at the weights between Lunar Express and the better-fancied Military Cross
, and the price differential between the Haggas pair has pointed me in the direction of the former.