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Iraq and Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 11 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many medals have been received by members of the Gibraltar regiment in respect of service in (a) Iraq and (b) Afghanistan since 2001. (296911)

[holding 2 November 2009]: Since 2001 the members of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment have received 55 Iraq Medals, one Iraq Medal with clasp and one United States Bronze Star in respect of service in Iraq. For service in Afghanistan one Military Cross, 14 Operational Service Medals with Afghanistan clasp and two United States Commendation Medals have been awarded.