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2015/05/22 06:53
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A NORTH-EAST couple will travel to Scotland today on Friday to remember an ancestor who was one of only two army officers to survive Britain's worst-ever train crash. Susan Hughes, of Northumberland,...
2015/05/22 06:53
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2015/05/19 07:59
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A NORTH Oxford school has commemorated the 100th anniversary of an extraordinary act of bravery by one of its pupils. On May 18, 1915, 22-yearold Sir John (or “Jackie”) Smyth, an officer in the 15th...
2015/05/18 21:59
2015/05/18 21:59
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Awards and honours South Indians have earned in wars in India and abroad are too many to recount. Reading of the George Cross that had been awarded posthumously to an Indian soldier in 1946 but that...
2015/05/17 22:05
2015/05/17 22:05
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Australia has produced many fine soldiers and one of the finest was Albert Jacka, awarded the Victoria Cross on Gallipoli and whose later deeds, many believe, should have earned him a second and even...
2015/05/17 12:23
2015/05/17 12:23
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Captain Doug Beattie of 1 Royal Irish Regiment won the Military Cross for bravery in Afghanistan. He writes exclusively for Channel 4 News on his return to the frontline. "A giant of a man." These...
2015/05/16 05:26
2015/05/16 05:26
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Prior to the war Captain Simon Fahey Porter was a teacher at Eton State School, located 30 kilometres west of Mackay, and according to Simon's great niece Mary O'Neill, he was admired by many of his...
2015/05/12 15:21
2015/05/12 15:21
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The Queen adds a splash of colour as Prince Charles, Duchess of Cornwall and James Blunt join society guests at memorial service for eighth Duke of Wellington Royals and society types gathered in...
2015/05/11 13:21
2015/05/11 13:21
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... has captivated my heart': Woman receives letter from her late husband to her parents written 72 YEARS ago asking for her hand in marriage... after it was found in a bible in a second-hand book...
2015/05/10 17:16
2015/05/10 17:16
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Despite his ill health, Frank Twisleton's courage and common sense shone through in several theatres of war. Frank Twisleton's shrewd judgment is said to have 'proved at all times a tower of strength...
2015/05/05 15:04
2015/05/05 15:04
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... is the solution, the vaccine to violence, oppression and ignorance” that can help Australians overcome gender inequity, according to speaker and author Rabia Siddique. The Perth-based...
2015/05/04 20:57
2015/05/04 20:57
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A LETTER written in 1943 by a former Buderim man asking for his wife's hand in marriage has been found in a book bought at a second-hand bookstall in Melbourne. The letter, written by the late Stuart...
2015/05/02 05:51
2015/05/02 05:51
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Dave Wallace of Broseley has bought his caricature art back to his home town along with drawings of local tradesman and famous faces like The Beatles. The 69-year-old decided to include Broseley...
2015/05/01 11:20
2015/05/01 11:20
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Westminster paedos: one complaint exposes Lord Bramall of Bushfield to the media’s ‘witch hunt’ Westminster peados: a look at reporting on an alleged cover up of VIP child abuse. Daily Mirror (page...
2015/04/30 22:22
2015/04/30 22:22
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The great niece of Australia's first Victoria Cross winner in WWI, Albert Jacka, speaks of his heroics. HEROES: Olivia Dill holds a picture of Albert Jacka, while Billy Nicholson has a picture of...
2015/04/29 20:11
2015/04/29 20:11
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CASSANDRA Bunn carried on a family legacy when she wore some of her great-grandfather Norman's medals on Anzac Day. She marched with her school in the Gin Gin Civic Service, and also attended...
2015/04/27 04:11
2015/04/27 04:11
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WHEN Rebecca Egerton was a child she used to stand on the footpath at Rockhampton's Anzac Day march and proudly watch her grandfather, Ron Aldous, march in the parade. The Second World War veteran...
2015/04/25 15:47
2015/04/25 15:47
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Prince Harry made a 91-year-old's day when he swooped in for a cheeky peck on the cheek at a remembrance service. The 30-year-old royal turned on the charm in Turkey as he met women widowed by the...
2015/04/25 13:09
2015/04/25 13:09
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Prince Charles speaks during the dawn ceremony (Reuters) The prince captured the same spirit in the reading he gave during this dawn service, from the letter Company Quartermaster Sergeant Benjamin...
2015/04/25 03:16
2015/04/25 03:16
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Lieutenant Loughnan was awarded the Military Cross in Ypres in 1918 before returning to New Zealand. A letter from Lieutenant Charles Hamilton Loughnan describes the "bloodiest bit of fighting in...
2015/04/25 00:56
2015/04/25 00:56
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Brig.-Gen. Sydney Radley-Walters, who emerged from the pivotal Normandy campaign as not only one of Canada's most respected battlefield commanders but the Commonwealth's top tank ace, has died at the...
2015/05/22 06:53
2015/05/22 06:53
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