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Award for Island-educated soldier

A soldier educated in the Island has received a bravery award for his work in Afghanistan.

Sergeant Mark Moffitt is in London today to collect a Mention in Despatches honour.

He used to go to St Ninian’s High School, and his brothers and grandmother still live here.

He's being honoured for foiling an enemy ambush while serving with 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales’s Regiment.

Sergeant Moffitt says the convoy was ambushed on three sides:

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