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Cpl Rai fought in three Afghan tours, where another member of his regiment, Cpl Dip Prasad Pun, received a Conspicuous Gallantry Cross in 2010 for fighting off 30 Taliban fighters, battering the last one with a machine gun tripod when his ammunition ran out.
Para sergeant Gordon Robertson won the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for leading a patrol of 12 men that held off an armed mob at the Battle of Majar al Kabir.
There was little comparable publicity for the soldiers who received the Victoria Cross and the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross last week.
In 2013, Owen was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for his bravery and the dangers he faced.
L/Cpl Moloney receives a Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for his gallantry and skill in the face of the enemy.
Corporal Josh Griffiths, from the Mercian Regiment, was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross - second only to the Victoria Cross - for fighting insurgents despite having a broken back.
Captain Owen Davis of 40 Commando Royal Marines accepted the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for bravery in Afghanistan, leading local militia against the Taliban.
A SOLDIER who picked up a grenade and threw it to safety was yesterday awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
A statement from Cpl Brownson, who was posthumously awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for his bravery in rescuing two men in the aftermath of the Taliban bomb on Almas, was read out at the inquest at Sunderland Civic Centre.
A GURKHA soldier, who overcame incredible odds to defeat 30 Taliban fighters single-handedly, was given the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross by the Queen.
THE Military Cross is the third highest decoration after the Victoria Cross and Conspicuous Gallantry Cross given to members of the Armed Forces.
Summary: A Gurkha soldier who single-handedly fought off up to 30 Taliban insurgents has been awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross.