Posted on December 31, 2018
Military Heroes Recognised In 2019 New Year Honours List
The 2019 New Year Honours list has been announced, with many members of the military receiving recognition.
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.