Prince Harry receives Afghan service medal

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London, May 5 (UNI) Prince Harry, third in line to the British throne, has been presented with his first Army campaign medal for his tour in Afghanistan.

His father Prince Charles, brother Prince William and girlfriend Chelsy Davy were present at the ceremony as the Prince was decorated by his aunt Princess Anne, in her capacity as colonel of the Blues and Royals regiment.

A total of 170 members of the Household Cavalry Regiment were honoured for their service in Afghanistan at the ceremony at Combermere Barracks in Windsor, the Daily Telegraph reported.

The 23-year-old royal, known in the Army as Lieutenant Wales, grinned and blushed as the medal was pinned on his chest.

The prince's planned four-month tour of duty in Helmand Province was cut short after ten weeks in February when details of his deployment were leaked in the media around the world.

In Afghanistan, Prince Harry served at Garmsir in southern Helmand and Musa Qaleh.


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