Lt Thomas Onion
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Derby soldier's courage 'came from army training'

A Derby soldier who received a gallantry award for saving the lives of two comrades in Afghanistan said his training helped him carry out his duties with courage.

Lieutenant Thomas Onion, 25, was Mentioned in Despatches for his bravery while leading patrols in Helmand with The Mercian Regiment.

  • 02 Oct 2012
  • From the section Derby