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HERO SAVED TROOPS IN TALIBAN AMBUSH.

Byline: STEVE BAGNALL

A SOLDIER who led troops to fight off a six-hour Taliban ambush in Afghanistan was awarded a Military Cross for his heroism.

Corporal David Williams, 24 from Trelawnyd, near Rhyl, was among four North Wales servicemen honoured yesterday. Dad-of-two Sgt Mike Jones, 32, from Llanddulas, got the Joint Commanders Commendation after his team found a cache of roadside mines while under fire in Moshtarak. Sgt Chris Dundon, 32, from Flint, also a dad-of-two, helped clear an alley where the enemy were entrenched, and Cpl Neil Jones, 30, a dad-of-one from Caernarfon, helped avert an ambush.

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Award: Corporal David Williams, 24, got a Military Cross for his heroism
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Sep 25, 2010
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