Soldiers receive service medals at Tidworth Barracks

Soldiers based at an army barracks in Wiltshire have received operational medals after serving in Afghanistan.

The 38 soldiers from X Company First Regiment of Fusiliers returned from a six-month tour in April.

The medals were awarded at Lucknow Barracks in Tidworth in recognition of the role they played in the ongoing Operation Herrick.

During their deployment with 16 Air Assault Brigade they worked as battle casualty replacements.

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