The medals of a British officer who led his men out of an ambush during the Troubles are for sale.

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Pictured: The medals (left to right): Distinguished Conduct Medal, British Empire Medal, General Service Medal, Oman Medal.<br />
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The bravery medals of a British officer who heroically led his men out of an ambush during the Troubles in Northern Ireland have emerged for sale for £30,000.<br />
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Staff Sergeant Mick 'The Rat' Rattigan, of the Green Jackets, was taking part of a foot patrol in a notoriously dangerous area of Belfast when they were set upon by gunmen.<br />
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His superior Corporal Ian Morrill, who had been searching for a passer-by, was shot dead and the rest of the section came under heavy fire.