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VC1360    Joshua Leakey

Name   Joshua Leakey    No.   3001442   

VC Issue No.   1360   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Parachute Regiment 1st Battalion



Rank VC Won   Lance Corporal

Current Rank   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Hampshire


Gazetted    26 February 2014

VC Presented   14th April 2015 by Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, Berkshire



VC 1359 VC 1361
VC 1359
VC 1361

BORN    1988


VC Won   22 August 2014  AGE  24 or 25

Place VC Won   Helmand Province, Afghanistan

War/Campaign   Afghanistan


By The Way…

Following the award of the Victoria Cross he was also made a Freeman of the City of London.

VC Held By

On loan to the Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire

Afghanistan War