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The family of British soldier Lance Corporal James Ashworth, mother Kerry Ashworth (C), father former Grenadeer Guardsman Duane Ashworth (L) and brother and British soldier Coran Ashworth (R) pose for a photograph at Buller Barracks, in Aldershot, Hampshire on March 18, 2013 as it is announced that Lance Corporal James Ashworth, who was killed in action in Afghanistan, is to be awarded the Victoria Cross in recognition of his 'extraordinary courage' while serving with the 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards in Helmand province last year. James Ashworth is to be posthumously awarded Britain's most prestigious military honour, the Victoria Cross, only the 10th such medal since World War II, for leading a 'supremely courageous' assault against Taliban snipers, it was announced on March 18. AFP PHOTO / POOL / BEN BIRCHALL (Photo credit should read Ben Birchall/AFP/Getty Images)
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The family of British soldier Lance Corporal James Ashworth, mother Kerry Ashworth (C), father former Grenadeer Guardsman Duane Ashworth (L) and brother and British soldier Coran Ashworth (R) pose for a photograph at Buller Barracks, in Aldershot, Hampshire on March 18, 2013 as it is announced that Lance Corporal James Ashworth, who was killed in action in Afghanistan, is to be awarded the Victoria Cross in recognition of his 'extraordinary courage' while serving with the 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards in Helmand province last year. James Ashworth is to be posthumously awarded Britain's most prestigious military honour, the Victoria Cross, only the 10th such medal since World War II, for leading a 'supremely courageous' assault against Taliban snipers, it was announced on March 18. AFP PHOTO / POOL / BEN BIRCHALL (Photo credit should read Ben Birchall/AFP/Getty Images)
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