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2014/04/15 06:59
2014/04/15 06:59
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Looks familiar? Pictures tell a story of flooding history A flooded railway line between Oxford and Abingdon, circa 1875, taken by Henry Taunt PEOPLE living in Oxford during Victorian times also...
2014/04/15 06:59
2014/04/15 06:59
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2014/04/13 02:09
2014/04/13 02:09
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By then several other poets had already been killed, including Rupert Brooke, Julian Grenfell and Charles Hamilton Sorley. It was a war, it seemed, that few wanted to miss. Initially, there was no...
2014/04/11 23:51
2014/04/11 23:51
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Major Robert Loraine made the inaugural flight over the Irish Sea in 1910[SWNS GROUP] Major Robert Loraine, from Cheshire, notched up a string of aviation firsts Major Robert Loraine, from Cheshire,...
Read more at express, Daily Mail
2014/04/11 10:13
2014/04/11 10:13
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Walter Tull, who was also the first black professional outfield player in Britain, was recommended for a Military Cross for heroism on the Western Front in the First World War but was reportedly...
2014/04/11 01:46
2014/04/11 01:46
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Cafe Momo is part of the morning routine for many federal public servants in Bruce. Photo: Rohan Thompson Stanley Bruce loved his sport and education. In high school he captained football, cricket...
2014/04/08 18:55
2014/04/08 18:55
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NEW England MP Barnaby Joyce has “got no real problems” with Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s controversial decision last week to reinstate knights and dames to the country’s honours list. NEW England MP...
2014/04/05 04:32
2014/04/05 04:32
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Ipswich: My grandfather saved this pretty church hanging in 1918. Now I want to take it back ‘home’ to FranceJeremy Fraser and the banner his grandfather rescued from a French church. Jeremy Fraser...
2014/04/03 16:48
2014/04/03 16:48
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Hundreds of mourners flocked to the funeral of a Second World War veteran after fears he would be buried with no one at his graveside. John Anderson Campbell, who is believed to have won the Military...
2014/04/03 16:09
2014/04/03 16:09
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In another letter, by Johanna McCarthy as she awaited to be shipped off to Australia, she wrote that she was "quite destitute of money and friends and have been confined in Newgate Bristol 13 months’....
2014/04/03 15:41
2014/04/03 15:41
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Sam Bahadur: A 'soldier's soldier' is belatedly remembered By Vishnu Makhijani : From largely being ignored post-retirement, the officer who crafted the Indian Army's finest victory in the 1971 war...
Read more at New Kerala, New Kerala
2014/03/31 18:09
2014/03/31 18:09
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Sir Robin Dunn at the Bristol Assizes in 1970 Dunn was also unusual in the ranks of the judiciary in having served as a regular Army officer for 10 years; in 1980 he was made Honorary Colonel...
2014/03/31 17:43
2014/03/31 17:43
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Were this a straightforward world, the recent unveiling of the Henderson Brooks report would have conclusively bared the secrets of 1962, answering the burning question: was the army's shameful rout...
2014/03/31 10:25
2014/03/31 10:25
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Forres Gazette Monday 31 Mar 2014 10:46 AM TEENAGE years are key years for anyone, but for Philippa Fraser, her teens coincided with some of the most dramatic in the 20th century. Now Fraser, of...
2014/03/29 13:51
2014/03/29 13:51
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Major Richard Streatfeild, who presented a series of Radio 4 dispatches from the front line, has admitted misleading the public in his broadcasts by playing down the full scale of the kit crisis...
2014/03/29 00:51
2014/03/29 00:51
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Roy Taylor in his father’s cap with a copy of his Bible that saved him from being shot in the chest[TONY SPENCER] The combined Bible, prayer book and hymnal was carried to the front by a 19-year-old...
2014/03/27 07:13
2014/03/27 07:13
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Bravery award for wounded St Albans soldierL/Cpl Simon Moloney, The Blues & Royals, receives medical attention from L/Cpl Wesley Masters, Royal Army Medical Corp, after being shot in the neck. Both...
2014/03/26 19:17
2014/03/26 19:17
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AUSTRALIA’S war heroes have backed Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s suggestion for a return to traditional medals for gallantry. Keith Payne, the last living recipient of the original Victoria Cross,...
2014/03/26 16:41
2014/03/26 16:41
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According to a report by UTV, the SDLP have tabled a motion proposing extending an invitation should the pontiff ever visit Ireland, claiming that such a move would "would send out a strong message to...
2014/03/26 12:58
2014/03/26 12:58
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Hugh from Todmorden’s five uncles had ‘rough ride’ in the war Hugh Neems with his book, A Rough Ride A RETIRED minister turned author has recounted the sacrifices made by his five uncles on land and...
2014/03/25 22:19
2014/03/25 22:19
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These images reveal how new street signs honouring a hero soldier will look. Wood Street, which runs alongside Heywood Library and the Phoenix Centre, is to be renamed Pte Anthony Palmer VC Parade in...
2014/04/15 06:59
2014/04/15 06:59
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