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Posted on Wednesday 30th May

Lance Corporal Mark Harding, a soldier who was almost paralysed by a gunman whilst serving in Afghanistan is to row in the historic Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames on Sunday, 3 June.

L Cpl Harding, a soldier with 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, was injured in 2010 whilst on patrol in northern Helmand. He surtained spinal injuries which left him with nerve damage and reliant on crutches or a wheelchair.

Lance Corporal Mark Harding will be among those leading the way for the Queen's Royal Barge on Sunday, rowing in the Royal Rowbarge Gloriana. This promises to be one of the most spectacular and entertaining events of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, as one of the largest flotillas ever assembled on the River Thames.

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Aviation Assault Battle Group Afghanistan

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The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland Battle Group deployed on Op HERRICK 10 to Afghanistan for six months during the summer of 2009. Its role was that of Aviation Assault Battle Group and its main task was raiding into insurgent-held areas in both Helmand and Kandahar Provinces. The Battle Group was dubbed the 'flying squad' by the media as it took the fight to the Taliban with aggressive helicopter assaults. The… Read more...


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