COLIN LUNN - AWARDED HIGHEST BRITISH MILITARY HONOURS FROM PRINCE OF WALES FOR BRAVERY
Colin Lunn was awarded one of Britain's highest military honours from the Prince of Wales. The former McAuley School student, was honoured at Buckingham Palace with other soldiers who were being awarded medals for bravery.
Capt. Lunn, aged 26, was handed the Military Cross for his actions in braving the bullets of the battlefield to capture an enemy outpost.
His medal citation read: "Through his initiative, courage and aggression Lunn has, on numerous occasions, taken the fight to the enemy and defeated him. "For his complete disregard for his own safety, his repeated acts of conspicuous gallantry, and his determination and fighting spirit throughout six months of arduous operations, Lunn deserves significant public recognition."Capt. Lunn said: "I am deeply honoured to receive the award and will wear the medal for the entire team and our Afghan colleagues that we fought beside."