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BC Local News
Red Deer County development to name streets after area soldiers killed in First, Second World Warinclude Whyte Memorial Drive, Jack Whyte Place. Wilfred Whyte Street and Cecil
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
include Whyte Memorial Drive, Jack Whyte Place. Wilfred Whyte Street and Cecil Whyte Road. Wilfred was a recipient of a Military Cross, which was awarded to officers of British Commonwealth countries since the First World War. Wilfrid and his... Read more
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express
D-Day heroes secret mission revealed as medals go on saleFrederick Balfour Scott amazing story was revealed by his medals Lieutenant Fr
express / Posted 3 days ago
Frederick Balfour Scott amazing story was revealed by his medals Lieutenant Frederick Balfour Scott was awarded the Military Cross by Field Marshal Montgomery for his leading role in Operation Mallard on June 6, 1944. The platoon commander... Read more
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express
A doctor's heroic devotion to duty in fields of Flanders is remembered by Lord Ashcroftwas recommended for the VC. Despite the recommendation for a higher award, his
express / Posted 6 days ago
was recommended for the VC. Despite the recommendation for a higher award, his bravery was recognised by the award of the Military Cross (MC), announced in The London Gazette on October 20, 1916. At one point Captain Ackroyd was “blown up” and... Read more
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News.com.au
Cover-up robs Aussies of Kokoda victorydecided to resolve the long-running stalemate between the Australians and Japan
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
decided to resolve the long-running stalemate between the Australians and Japanese at Eora Creek. Aged just 29, with a Military Cross from Bardia in Libya, Hutchison employed new tactics that saw the Australians force the Japanese into a hasty... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Famous VC recipient’s Shoalhaven connectionsix weeks after the photograph which is part of The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 days ago
six weeks after the photograph which is part of The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt collection was taken. He received the Military Cross for gallantry at Ploegsteert in France and later added a bar to the award when he rescued the crew of a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Unionists slam 'stupid' rules as football body orders Glenavon FC to cover up war memorialmemorial, hiding it from public view while Uefa tournament matches are being pl
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
memorial, hiding it from public view while Uefa tournament matches are being played at the venue. The MLA — awarded the Military Cross for bravery during his service in Afghanistan — hit out at the bureaucrats. “I think it is a sad day when a... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Famous VC recipient a Shoalhaven connectionsix weeks after the photograph which is part of The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 days ago
six weeks after the photograph which is part of The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt collection was taken. He received the Military Cross for gallantry at Ploegsteert in France and later added a bar to the award when he rescued the crew of a... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Famous VC winner had a Shoalhaven connectionsix weeks after the photograph which is part of The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt
Kiama Independent / Posted 13 days ago
six weeks after the photograph which is part of The Lost Diggers of Vignacourt collection was taken. He received the Military Cross for gallantry at Ploegsteert in France and later added a bar to the award when he rescued the crew of a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Veteran questions trek as 63 Army cadets saved from Mourne Mountainsand in the complete control of the various services in attendance." The Ulster
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
and in the complete control of the various services in attendance." The Ulster Unionist MLA, who was awarded the Military Cross for bravery in Afghanistan, said it was a worrying incident. "It was such a large group of Army cadets up the... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
New £5 coin will bear the face of a Liverpool herothe military, having made medals for military campaigns since 1815. The Royal M
Liverpool Echo / Posted 15 days ago
the military, having made medals for military campaigns since 1815. The Royal Mint will have made Captain Noel Chavasse’s Military Cross, for example, so we are honoured this year to be reflecting on his bravery.”Read More Noel Chavasse was born... Read more
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Daily Record
Bloody battles among 'greatest disasters of the war' no cause for celebrationand written while Sassoon was recovering from gunshot wounds sustained in battl
Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
and written while Sassoon was recovering from gunshot wounds sustained in battle. He had fought at the Somme and won the Military Cross for rescuing a wounded comrade while under heavy German fire. Read More As a war hero, his words could not be... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Roll of disgrace: inquiry into Vietnam war hero claimsDonohue has ''insulted our service … nobody has that many medals awarded to the
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
Donohue has ''insulted our service … nobody has that many medals awarded to them''. Brigadier Weekes, who was awarded the Military Cross and served as a platoon commander in Vietnam, wrote to Archdeacon Stephen May, citing his 26 years of service,... Read more
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International Business Times
Battle of Passchendaele: The horror of World War One in the soldiers' own words and photographs He was wounded in the shoulder by a piece of an exploding shell, but he carried
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
He was wounded in the shoulder by a piece of an exploding shell, but he carried on helping others and was later awarded the Military Cross. His images capture the desolate conditions of the battlefield and the camaraderie of the men in the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The soldiers in this picture survived the Battle of Passchendaele - here's howtanks and more than 200 officers and men. He was wounded at the Battle of Camb
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
tanks and more than 200 officers and men. He was wounded at the Battle of Cambrai in November 1917, and twice won the Military Cross for bravery. The son of a wealthy landowner from Derbyshire, after the war he moved to the USA where his... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Soldier who was awarded the Victoria Cross TWICE to be on new £5 coin10th Battalion of the King’s (Liverpool Regiment), known as the Liverpool Scott
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
10th Battalion of the King’s (Liverpool Regiment), known as the Liverpool Scottish. In June 1915 Chavasse was awarded the Military Cross and soon promoted to captain. At the Somme he tended the wounded under heavy fire, saving the lives of at... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Double Victoria Cross Passchendaele hero honoured by Royal Minthe died two days later. Chavasse was posthumously awarded a Bar to his Victori
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
he died two days later. Chavasse was posthumously awarded a Bar to his Victoria Cross. Separately, he had already won a Military Cross for bravery in action. His unique achievement is now being celebrated in a series of special sets of coins... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Secret diary of WW1 soldier killed in Battle of Passchendaele 100 years agoin London alongside family members.Read More They include his younger brother
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
in London alongside family members.Read More They include his younger brother George, a Royal Flying Corps officer and Military Cross holder who died in a flying ­accident after the war. John’s battlefield diary and an earlier journal from 1912... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sinn Fein's united Ireland 'not safe' for unionists: war hero Beattie weighs into twitter row over 'our soldiers'he has served in Iraq and Afghanistan. He won the Queen’s Commendation for Brav
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
he has served in Iraq and Afghanistan. He won the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery during the invasion of Iraq and the Military Cross while fighting the Taliban. He took aim at Mr O Donnghaile saying the tweet exposed Sinn Fein's attitude to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Olof 'Zac' Isaksson, most senior officer in NSW from World War Two Sydney at a care home in Northbridge where his wife, Margot, still resides. He
Canberra Times / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney at a care home in Northbridge where his wife, Margot, still resides. He was aged 100. As a Rat of Tobruk he won the Military Cross at the 2nd Battle of El Alamein in 1942. He made an extraordinary rise through the ranks from private to... Read more
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The Age
Olof 'Zac' Isaksson, most senior officer in NSW from World War Two Sydney at a care home in Northbridge where his wife, Margot, still resides. He
The Age / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney at a care home in Northbridge where his wife, Margot, still resides. He was aged 100. As a Rat of Tobruk he won the Military Cross at the 2nd Battle of El Alamein in 1942. He made an extraordinary rise through the ranks from private to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Olof 'Zac' Isaksson, most senior officer in NSW from World War Two Sydney at a care home in Northbridge where his wife, Margot, still resides. He
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Sydney at a care home in Northbridge where his wife, Margot, still resides. He was aged 100. As a Rat of Tobruk he won the Military Cross at the 2nd Battle of El Alamein in 1942. He made an extraordinary rise through the ranks from private to... Read more
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