Christopher Finney

Lance-Corporal of Horse Christopher Finney GC (born 23 May 1984 in Brussels, Belgium) is a British soldier of the Blues and Royals awarded the George Cross for bravery under friendly fire during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Finney grew up in Marple, near Stockport, before moving to Dorset and then joining the British Army in September 2000. His first operational deployment came in the Iraq campaign.