Three naval heroes have been honoured at this year's Royal Naval Association's biennial parade in London.

Three minibuses were specially dedicated at the Whitehall ceremony to three holders of naval gallantry medals - and they received a special blessing.

Those honoured were Warrant Officer Matthew Tomlinson CGC, MC, Chief Petty Officer Kate Nesbitt MC and Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux.

Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral Jonathan Woodcock

The vehicles will be used to get veterans out into the community.

For Bethany Molyneux, the 12-year-old daughter of the late Lt Cdr Molyneux, who was killed defending his colleagues on HMS Astute, it was a proud day:

 "The first feeling I feel is, very proud. Everything that my dad has taught me just comes back and I have this overwhelming feeling to burst."

The Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral Jonathan Woodcock was also in attendance to take the salute from the 600-strong parade.

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