Military Heroes Recognised In 2019 New Year Honours List

Members of the Army, RAF and Royal Navy have all been honoured (Picture: PA)

Members of the Army, RAF and Royal Navy have all been honoured (Picture: PA).

The New Year Honours list has been announced with a number of military personnel being recognised for their service.

One hundred and eighteen personnel from across the tri-services are included in the list of honours from Her Majesty the Queen.

The Chief of the General Staff, General Mark Carleton-Smith has been given a knighthood, with Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone, Commander, Allied Maritime Command, also being knighted.

The oldest from the forces world to be honoured is 100-year-old World War Two veteran Robert Lingwood, who has been given a British Empire Medal for services to the community in County Tyrone.

Diver Lance Corporal Connor Roe has been awarded an MBE for his role in the rescue of a football team and their coach from a cave in Thailand.


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