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2014/11/26 23:12
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The death of Lt. Matthew Maurice “Sonny” Wilson in Oct. 10, 1918, near the end of the First World War, has had an unexpected impact on some his descendants. It has helped some of them get to know...
2014/11/26 23:12
2014/11/26 23:12
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2014/11/25 23:17
2014/11/25 23:17
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TOOWOOMBA man Ernest Howell's military career was short and tragic. He became one of the first soldiers to die during the First World War when he succumbed to illness before leaving Australia's...
2014/11/25 17:54
2014/11/25 17:54
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Last updated at 16:09, Tuesday, 25 November 2014 The brains behind one of World War Two’s most audacious escape attempts was from Carlisle. Roger Lytollis meets the man who’s written up his daring...
2014/11/24 17:59
2014/11/24 17:59
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Pilot who flew many successful sorties scoring 15 victories in one month but who died during a take-off at Port Meadow PILOT George Thomson won the Military Cross for outstanding gallantry during the...
2014/11/23 05:24
2014/11/23 05:24
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... image credit: Submitted Arthur William Hammond: An interesting face, don’t you think? We came to know about this man, Arthur William Hammond, while sorting through our archive files. We found a...
2014/11/23 00:51
2014/11/23 00:51
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The real Dad's Army: WW2 Hero's on the Home Guard BUMBLING, comic and about as threatening as a jam roly-poly with custard, the Home Guard in the Second World War has been portrayed as a feather...
2014/11/21 19:20
2014/11/21 19:20
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Despite being grilled by the Gestapo, the Welsh soldier refused to talk and was hauled before famed German general Erwin Rommel. When Rommel asked if he needed anything, cheeky Roy replied: “A single...
2014/11/20 19:30
2014/11/20 19:30
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By Esther Callens The number of war heroes that transitioned before their story could be told is incalculable. Thus said –Andrew Davidson, noted author, has made available an amazing book that...
2014/11/19 12:38
2014/11/19 12:38
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It was quite a remarkable coincidence when a World War One hero from Radcliffe was honoured by his peers - on the exact day that hostilities ceased. On November 11, 1918, a meeting of the Urban...
2014/11/18 16:21
2014/11/18 16:21
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Incredible tale of the British soldier who survived WWI, signed up aged 52 to fight the Nazis as an air gunner, was shot down and emerged unscathed from reprisals in aftermath of the Great...
2014/11/17 15:21
2014/11/17 15:21
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Meet the green-fingered prince (and it's NOT Charles): Harry set to take part in next year's Chelsea Flower Show with 'African-themed' charity garden Prince Harry, 30, is overseeing the creation of...
2014/11/16 20:09
2014/11/16 20:09
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Dugdale was commissioned into the Grenadier Guards and posted to the 3rd Battalion. In 1943 he was awarded a Military Cross for leading his platoon up a Tunisian hillside under intense fire to knock...
2014/11/16 16:16
2014/11/16 16:16
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Aviator notched up almost 1200 hours, 11 victories and military honours over France. Blenheim-born Captain Clive Franklyn Collett MC and Bar, became New Zealand's first fighter ace with 11...
2014/11/14 22:47
2014/11/14 22:47
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As Bernard Green crawled his way through a tunnel beneath the razor wire of Stalag Luft III, his mind flashed back to the muddy trenches of the Somme. At 55 he was by far the eldest of 78 men who...
2014/11/14 17:53
2014/11/14 17:53
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Former Aston Villa chairman Sir William Dugdale has lifted the lid on his battles with Doug Ellis in his revealing new memoirs. Sir William, known as Bill, outlines how he and other board members...
2014/11/13 10:05
2014/11/13 10:05
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For many years, Corinthians held their own against the rise of professionalism and effectively became a type of football missionary by taking the game to the four corners of the globe. Voices of boys...
2014/11/13 02:10
2014/11/13 02:10
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IN MEMORY: Volunteers collect the poppies from the Tower moat to pack for delivery to their owners [PA] They began pulling up 888,246 ceramic flowers that make up the Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of...
2014/11/12 18:08
2014/11/12 18:08
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A church has launched a social media campaign to find family and friends of a former Welsh Guardsman amid fears that no-one will attend his funeral. Harold Morgan, 85, will be remembered at a service...
2014/11/12 01:13
2014/11/12 01:13
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A HISTORIC solid bronze plaque created in 1921 to remember ten former pupils from Bromsgrove County High School who died in the First World War has been rededicated. The memorial, which was feared...
2014/11/11 20:57
2014/11/11 20:57
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RETIRING Ballina MP Don Page has used his valedictory speech in NSW Parliament as a rallying cry to keep coal seam gas out of his electorate and to push for the Northern Rivers Rail Trail to get...
2014/11/26 23:12
2014/11/26 23:12
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