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Daily Telegraph
WWI soldier whose remains were found 100 years after his death is laid to rest with full military honourshe died. "They have also very kindly researched the deaths of his brother who
WWI soldier whose remains were found 100 years after his death is laid to rest with full military honours
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
he died. "They have also very kindly researched the deaths of his brother who was killed in 1918 and who was awarded the Military Cross (MC) and of his nephew, killed in 1944 while serving in the RAF. This has provided us with some hitherto... Read more
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heraldscotland
War medal awarded to Scot who was beheaded by the Japanese fetches £228,000London auction room of Dix Noonan Webb for £228,000 – exceeding its pre-sale es
War medal awarded to Scot who was beheaded by the Japanese fetches £228,000
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
London auction room of Dix Noonan Webb for £228,000 – exceeding its pre-sale estimate by £100,000. Mr Fraser, who won the Military Cross and Bar during the First World War, was a Civilian Defence Secretary in Hong Kong and a member of the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Fancy dress firm blasted for "sick and particularly stupid" costumeveterans, who called for a boycott of the costumes. Captain Doug Beattie, who
Fancy dress firm blasted for "sick and particularly stupid" costume
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
veterans, who called for a boycott of the costumes. Captain Doug Beattie, who retired after 27 years in the Army, won the Military Cross in 2006 for bravery while serving in Afghanistan. The UK National Defence Association branded the costumes a... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish fancy dress firm sparks fury over Taliban costume with suicide beltwho called for a boycott of the costumes. Read More Captain Doug Beattie, who
Scottish fancy dress firm sparks fury over Taliban costume with suicide belt
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
who called for a boycott of the costumes. Read More Captain Doug Beattie, who retired after 27 years in the Army, won the Military Cross in 2006 for bravery while serving in Afghanistan. He said: “It’s in extremely bad taste in two ways. It’s in... Read more
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The Courier
Fromelles: Ballarat’s bloody entry to the Western Front.bestowed upon those who provided religious advice to the troops. Church of Engl
Fromelles: Ballarat’s bloody entry to the Western Front.
The Courier / Posted 13 days ago
bestowed upon those who provided religious advice to the troops. Church of England Chaplain-Captain Fred Williams won a Military Cross and was mentioned in despatches twice. Born in Ballarat in 1879, Frederic Percy Williams was baptised and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
MLA will gain the sympathy of all for his courage in the face of a personal tragedy that transcends political dividetranscends political divide The former Royal Irish Regiment officer Captain Do
MLA will gain the sympathy of all for his courage in the face of a personal tragedy that transcends political divide
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
transcends political divide The former Royal Irish Regiment officer Captain Doug Beattie is a war hero who was awarded the Military Cross, but one of his most painful and searing experiences was the recent death of his little grandson. In our... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'I've a lifetime spent at war, witnessed and done some awful things, but nothing prepared me for sight of my grandson lying dead on floor'to the rank of Captain. During that time, he was awarded the Queen's Commendat
'I've a lifetime spent at war, witnessed and done some awful things, but nothing prepared me for sight of my grandson lying dead on floor'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
to the rank of Captain. During that time, he was awarded the Queen's Commendation for Bravery for his actions in Iraq, the Military Cross for his bravery in Afghanistan and the NATO Meritorious Service Medal for his peacekeeping contributions in... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Chilcot report finds serious government failingshis shoulder to a waiting helicopter to be be taken to a field hospital, where
Chilcot report finds serious government failings
Derbyshire Times / Posted 22 days ago
his shoulder to a waiting helicopter to be be taken to a field hospital, where he sadly died. Cpl Hayden was awarded the Military Cross for his bravery. Martin was due to be married when he returned from Iraq, to his fiancée Nicola Parkin. He... Read more
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walesonline
Damning criticism from the Iraq Inquiry reportweapons of mass destruction,” he said. After Iraq, Mr Beattie went on to do th
Damning criticism from the Iraq Inquiry report
walesonline / Posted 22 days ago
weapons of mass destruction,” he said. After Iraq, Mr Beattie went on to do three tours of Afghanistan and was awarded the Military Cross. Protesters have gathered outside the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster, where the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
All the latest video, updates and reaction from the Chilcot Reportweapons of mass destruction,” he said. After Iraq, Mr Beattie went on to do th
All the latest video, updates and reaction from the Chilcot Report
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
weapons of mass destruction,” he said. After Iraq, Mr Beattie went on to do three tours of Afghanistan and was awarded the Military Cross. Protesters have gathered outside the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster, where the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Memories of heroes fadingwas a major in the King's Royal Rifle Corps in the British army during World Wa
Memories of heroes fading
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 22 days ago
was a major in the King's Royal Rifle Corps in the British army during World War 1, serving in France. He won the Military Cross for bravery and survived until the armistice on November 11, 1918, but he died just seven days later of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Plymouth Man Continues Family Tradition in FranceLieutenant Charles Lepper, served with the Wellington Regiment and was awarded
New Plymouth Man Continues Family Tradition in France
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
Lieutenant Charles Lepper, served with the Wellington Regiment and was awarded the Military Medal at Gallipoli and the Military Cross for conspicuous gallantry in command of a company east of Le Quesnoy on 4 November 1918. His other... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
The brave men who died in the Battle of the Sommeof the business, were all killed in the Great War. Eric Guy Sutton, the son of
The brave men who died in the Battle of the Somme
Reading Evening Post / Posted 27 days ago
of the business, were all killed in the Great War. Eric Guy Sutton, the son of Leonard Goodhart Sutton, was awarded the Military Cross for his “conspicuous gallantry” for saving another soldier who had been overcome by gas fumes. He died aged... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Long Melford remembers those who died at the Battle of the SommeMajor Walter Goody survived the Somme but lost his life later at nearby Arras.
Long Melford remembers those who died at the Battle of the Somme
Ipswich Star / Posted 27 days ago
Major Walter Goody survived the Somme but lost his life later at nearby Arras. Mr Carter said his ancestor received the Military Cross, the Military Medal, the Order of Leopold, and was mentioned twice in despatches. Replicas of Mr Goody’s... Read more
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Irish Central
Irish soldier’s diary reveals horrors of Battle of the Somme, 100 years ago todaythe battle began. Lowry was also injured on the first day of the Somme but sur
Irish soldier’s diary reveals horrors of Battle of the Somme, 100 years ago today
Irish Central / Posted 27 days ago
the battle began. Lowry was also injured on the first day of the Somme but survived and returned home, being awarded the Military Cross. Facing long terms of unemployment, however, he became disillusioned and threw several of his medals in a... Read more
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Sunderland FC
Sunderland Remembersin October 1915. Sadly, Tom lost his life leading his men over a parapet of a
Sunderland Remembers
Sunderland FC / Posted 27 days ago
in October 1915. Sadly, Tom lost his life leading his men over a parapet of a trench, struck by a bomb. He was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry. All-time top goalscorer Charlie Buchan returned from the Somme as Acting Lieutenant, and was... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Ian’s pride at hero granddad awarded Military Cross for bravery and serviceAbout 50,000 people received the Military Cross for their bravery in conflicts
Ian’s pride at hero granddad awarded Military Cross for bravery and service
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 27 days ago
About 50,000 people received the Military Cross for their bravery in conflicts dating back as far as World War One. And Reginald Cale was in that elite band of war heroes. He survived both world wars and fought in the Battle of the... Read more
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Tottenham Hotspur FC
Spurs Remembers: 100 years onthe first British-born black combat officer in the British army. Walter was men
Spurs Remembers: 100 years on
Tottenham Hotspur FC / Posted 27 days ago
the first British-born black combat officer in the British army. Walter was mentioned in dispatches and recommended for the Military Cross for “gallantry and coolness” during action in Italy. He died on March 25, 1918. He was 29. Today, thousands... Read more
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Daily Mail
Queen attends Battle of the Somme vigil on centenarywith the 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, war poet Sassoon witnessed the c
Queen attends Battle of the Somme vigil on centenary
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
with the 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, war poet Sassoon witnessed the carnage of July 1 weeks after earning a Military Cross in a daring operation to rescue a soldier in No Man's Land. A friend of Sassoon and a fellow war poet who... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Centenary of Britain's bloodiest battlewith the 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, war poet Sassoon witnessed the c
Centenary of Britain's bloodiest battle
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
with the 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, war poet Sassoon witnessed the carnage of July 1 weeks after earning a Military Cross in a daring operation to rescue a soldier in No Man's Land. Robert Graves - A friend of Sassoon and a fellow... Read more
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express
Hitler, Supermac and Anne Frank’s father – among millions who served on the Sommewith the 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, war poet Sassoon witnessed the c
Hitler, Supermac and Anne Frank’s father – among millions who served on the Somme
express / Posted 29 days ago
with the 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, war poet Sassoon witnessed the carnage of July 1 weeks after earning a Military Cross in a daring operation to rescue a soldier in No Man's Land. • Robert Graves – a friend of Sassoon and a... Read more
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walesonline
How the soldier in this haunting image was identified as a war heroa few emails, it was confirmed it was indeed his brother Frank, who was severel
How the soldier in this haunting image was identified as a war hero
walesonline / Posted 30 days ago
a few emails, it was confirmed it was indeed his brother Frank, who was severely wounded at Mametz Wood and was awarded the Military Cross for his bravery. “It is just such a magical coincidence that on the anniversary of the ‘Battle of the Somme’... Read more
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PGA European Tour
13 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Open de FranceChampion, as well as being a supremely talented golfer Tolley was also an all-r
13 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Open de France
PGA European Tour / Posted 30 days ago
Champion, as well as being a supremely talented golfer Tolley was also an all-round fascinating character; he won the Military Cross at Ypres during the First World War and commanded a company during the Second World War, was a major player on... Read more
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express
Afghan hero set to be stripped of his medal after ‘exaggerated act of bravery’will have his medal rescinded Capt William Boreham, 35, from Cheshire, who was
Afghan hero set to be stripped of his medal after ‘exaggerated act of bravery’
express / Posted a month ago
will have his medal rescinded Capt William Boreham, 35, from Cheshire, who was not at fault over the award, was given the Military Cross for rescuing an injured comrade from a minefield in Afghanistan. In his citation, his senior officers claimed... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Army officer to lose Military Cross medal after commanders 'exaggerated Taliban attack'Taliban bomb. Capt Boreham led a stretcher party to take the wounded man to an
Army officer to lose Military Cross medal after commanders 'exaggerated Taliban attack'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
Taliban bomb. Capt Boreham led a stretcher party to take the wounded man to an evacuation helicopter. The citation for his Military Cross, the third highest award for battlefield bravery, described how he evacuated the man under heavy machine gun... Read more
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birminghammail
WWII’s Greatest Escaper - the Midland RAF hero the Nazis couldn't keep locked uptoo. Despite his constant scrapes with death, the military’s answer to Harry H
WWII’s Greatest Escaper - the Midland RAF hero the Nazis couldn't keep locked up
birminghammail / Posted 1 months ago
too. Despite his constant scrapes with death, the military’s answer to Harry Houdini lived to a ripe old age. The Military Cross recipient was 92 when he died at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. Among the flood of tributes was a simple... Read more
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express
Battle of Somme claimed some of Britain’s finest arts, science and sportsmenEnglish classical music maestros as Ralph Vaughan Williams and Edward Elgar. Ki
Battle of Somme claimed some of Britain’s finest arts, science and sportsmen
express / Posted 1 months ago
English classical music maestros as Ralph Vaughan Williams and Edward Elgar. Killed at Pozieres, just after winning a Military Cross for bravery, aged 31. Related articles Somme: Tributes paid to heroes who died in WWI’s bloodiest... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Incredible tale of action hero: airman, soldier, spy and Grand National jockeyfor sale at auction for an estimated price of £8,000. He was later seconded to
Incredible tale of action hero: airman, soldier, spy and Grand National jockey
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
for sale at auction for an estimated price of £8,000. He was later seconded to the Royal Flying Corps and in 1917 won the Military Cross for conspicuous gallantry that culminated in him descending to a height of just 200ft to scatter enemy troops... Read more
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Daily Mail
Medals of war hero who flew through the Arc de Triomphe go up for saleService Medal (US), Purple Heart (US), the Most Distinguished Order of St Micha
Medals of war hero who flew through the Arc de Triomphe go up for sale
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Service Medal (US), Purple Heart (US), the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George (UK), DSO (UK), Military Cross (UK), British War Medal (UK), Victory Medal (UK), Order of the Crown Knights breast badge (Belgium), Medaille... Read more

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