Distinguished Conduct Medal medal group award
ed to Colour Sergeant Brian Faulkner, 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, 1982
Brian Faulkner received the Distinguished Conduct Medal for gallantry on the night of 11/12 June 1982 during the Falklands Campaign when he took part in the assault on Mount Longdon, as Regimental Aid Post Colour Sergeant. He had previously served with the York and Lancaster Regiment before transferring to 3 Para in 1965. He served in Northern Ireland and Cyprus before taking part in the Falklands War (1982).
The medal group also includes (from left to right, General Service Medal 1962-2007, with clasp, 'Northern Ireland'; United Nations Cyprus Medal 1964; South Atlantic Medal 1982, with rosette; Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal.
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National Army Museum, Army gallery