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The Telegraph: Soldier awarded Military Cross for carrying wounded comrade to safety under fire

October 3, 2011

A soldier who carried a wounded comrade on his shoulder to safety while under withering fire has been awarded the Military Cross.

Corporal Darragh Miskella, 25, was shot at by insurgents in ten firing positions as he carried the casualty across a rooftop in full view of the gunmen.

Continues at: telegraph.co.uk – Soldier awarded Military Cross for carrying wounded comrade to safety under fire

4 Comments leave one →
  1. Priscilla Dicketts permalink
    October 3, 2011 20:46

    I would expect no less from a Para. Well done we are all proud of every one of you.

  2. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    October 3, 2011 21:53

    He is an honor of the army: I refer to Corporal Darragh Miskella.
    He is a honor of society, as men like him are rare.
    Thanks, Darragh, on my personal name and on name of all Your buddies and the loved ones of buddies You have saved.
    Claudio Alpaca

  3. hectoranibal permalink
    October 3, 2011 23:23

    bien por el cabo miskella,como un buen para britanico y del 3 batallon,izo honor a su tradicion-desde argentina saludos hectoranibal,chajari (e.rios,argentina),oct.03-2011

  4. October 4, 2011 00:03

    Well done Cpl Miskella. So glad your bravery has been recognised. You earnt that medal and deserve it.
    Sue

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