The family of a fallen soldier will be presented with an Elizabeth Cross in Bicester next week.

The presentation will be made to the family of Corporal Andrew Roberts of the Royal Logistic Corps at St David’s Barracks, Gravenhill on Thursday.

Cpl Roberts, 32, died when the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand Province was attacked by mortar rockets on May 4 last year. He was a member of 23 Pioneer Regiment, based in Bicester.