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Spalding Today
Fate of two Bourne soldiers unknown in 1916the son of Mr and Mrs C Swift, of Gladstone Street. There were honours for a B
Fate of two Bourne soldiers unknown in 1916
Spalding Today / Posted yesterday
the son of Mr and Mrs C Swift, of Gladstone Street. There were honours for a Bourne officer. Capt Wilfred A Sneath, son of Mr and the late Mrs Sneath, of Thurlby, had received a Military Cross for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in... Read more
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express
How the SAS was founded by a motley crew of bar-room brawlers and misfitsa German car and crawling across a minefield – he travelled 150 miles through t
How the SAS was founded by a motley crew of bar-room brawlers and misfits
express / Posted 3 days ago
a German car and crawling across a minefield – he travelled 150 miles through the desert, survived and later won the Military Cross. A heroic but ultimately tragic figure he returned to the Gordon Highlanders after the war but, haunted by the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
'Real life James Bond' who parachuted behind WWII enemy lines to be honoured by Italiansto Roderick Bailey, the author of Target Italy, an account of SOE’s operations.
'Real life James Bond' who parachuted behind WWII enemy lines to be honoured by Italians
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
to Roderick Bailey, the author of Target Italy, an account of SOE’s operations. The young British soldier was awarded the Military Cross. The citation for the medal said that had it not been for his “exceptional coolness and devotion to duty”, the... Read more
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express
Top Armed Forces chiefs declare: We'd QUIT if Britain joins EU Armyofficers across the British Armed Forces have threatened to quit if the UK join
Top Armed Forces chiefs declare: We'd QUIT if Britain joins EU Army
express / Posted 8 days ago
officers across the British Armed Forces have threatened to quit if the UK joins an EU army Col Richard Westley, awarded a Military Cross for gallantry for his actions in Bosnia, said plans by Brussels to accelerate a pan-EU force would spell a... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Shropshire NHS Awards: Graham Furber is putting a lifetime of expertise to good use « Shropshire StarTorch in June 2012 – this honour was due to his voluntary work with disabled pe
Shropshire NHS Awards: Graham Furber is putting a lifetime of expertise to good use « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 10 days ago
Torch in June 2012 – this honour was due to his voluntary work with disabled people, passing the baton to Shropshire Military Cross winner Ricky Furgusson.Subscribe to our Newsletter Subscribe to our mailing list Comments for:... Read more
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International Business Times
The stories of the men who served in a First World War tank that rose from the gravecrew were killed, but Second Lieutenant Frank Heap managed to get the remaining
The stories of the men who served in a First World War tank that rose from the grave
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
crew were killed, but Second Lieutenant Frank Heap managed to get the remaining men back to safety. Heap was awarded the Military Cross for his brave efforts. His citation reads: "In Cambrai operations near Flesquieres on November 20th 1917, he... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Remembering Afghanistan, Garmir and Sher-Waliour eyes, framed as they were by furrowed brows, matted beards and crazy hair.
Remembering Afghanistan, Garmir and Sher-Wali
Channel 4 News / Posted 13 days ago
our eyes, framed as they were by furrowed brows, matted beards and crazy hair. For my actions in Garmsir I was awarded the Military Cross. It still arouses in me conflicting senses of pride and shame. I was not alone in being decorated and our... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scots war hero awarded France's highest military honourla Légion d'Honneur is Mr Mitchell's third decoration for his role in liberatin
Scots war hero awarded France's highest military honour
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
la Légion d'Honneur is Mr Mitchell's third decoration for his role in liberating western Europe. He was also awarded the Military Cross by the UK and is a Ridder (Knight) in the Dutch Order of Oranje-Nassau. Mr Mitchell was a 19-year-old... Read more
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Manning River Times
The ACT's Senior Australian of the Year 2016: The finalistsissues facing Australia, from water and food security to the economic developme
The ACT's Senior Australian of the Year 2016: The finalists
Manning River Times / Posted 21 days ago
issues facing Australia, from water and food security to the economic development of the nation’s north. Awarded the Military Cross and the South Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry during his military career, Michael is as community-minded as he... Read more
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Northern Echo
Almost 5,000 attend Durham theatre's war themed walkthrough productionwho went to war and became both local and national heroes, with two Victoria Cr
Almost 5,000 attend Durham theatre's war themed walkthrough production
Northern Echo / Posted 23 days ago
who went to war and became both local and national heroes, with two Victoria Crosses, a Distinguished Service Order and a Military Cross between them. Robin Byers, Durham County Council’s manager for place and experience, said: "This story is... Read more
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This is West Country
Second World War hero from South Petherton given prestigious Brave Briton awardMilitary Bravery category of the Amplifon Charles Holland Awards for Brave Brit
Second World War hero from South Petherton given prestigious Brave Briton award
This is West Country / Posted 24 days ago
Military Bravery category of the Amplifon Charles Holland Awards for Brave Britons. The 96-year-old holds both the Military Cross and the French Legion d’Honneur in recognition of his heroism in campaigns in Europe. As part of the Allied... Read more
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The Irish Times
Old-world charm in Terenure for €1.675mTrinity College philosopher, and precentor of St Patrick’s Cathedral, who not o
Old-world charm in Terenure for €1.675m
The Irish Times / Posted 25 days ago
Trinity College philosopher, and precentor of St Patrick’s Cathedral, who not only survived the war, but was awarded the Military Cross for his services with the Royal Irish Rifles. “Then my parents moved in, in the 1950s – that was after the... Read more
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Christian Today
The dress code for a disciple of Christtell me stories about my grandfather who died in World War Two providing coveri
The dress code for a disciple of Christ
Christian Today / Posted 27 days ago
tell me stories about my grandfather who died in World War Two providing covering fire for his platoon. He was awarded the military cross for bravery and on the first Sunday of the month of November each year, I was allowed to wear his medal to... Read more
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Times of Malta
Victories, retreats and stalemates during August-December 1916Charles Alfred Muscat of the King’s Own Malta Regiment of Militia had been awar
Victories, retreats and stalemates during August-December 1916
Times of Malta / Posted 28 days ago
Charles Alfred Muscat of the King’s Own Malta Regiment of Militia had been awarded the coveted distinction of the Military Cross for gallantry in the field of battle. Attached to the South Staffordshire Regiment, he twice took command of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Exhausted, filthy but unbowed, the birth of the SASEasonsmith John Richard Easonsmith, of Bristol, England, reached Lieutenant Co
Exhausted, filthy but unbowed, the birth of the SAS
Daily Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
Easonsmith John Richard Easonsmith, of Bristol, England, reached Lieutenant Colonel rank in 1943, having been awarded the Military Cross and a DSO. Assuming command of the Long Range Desert Group, he was killed in action in 1943, during the... Read more

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