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Belfast Telegraph
Royal Irish who held off Taliban against all odds 'should be honoured'Ulster Unionist MLA and Military Cross winner Doug Beattie has called for the R
Royal Irish who held off Taliban against all odds 'should be honoured'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Ulster Unionist MLA and Military Cross winner Doug Beattie has called for the Royal Irish Regiment soldiers who defended a remote outpost in Afghanistan against an unrelenting enemy onslaught to be officially recognised as war heroes. For 40 days a... Read more
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chroniclelive
The stories of runaway Geordies who fought for armies abroad29-year-old lieutenant when he was awarded the VC for his actions in 1918. He
The stories of runaway Geordies who fought for armies abroad
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
29-year-old lieutenant when he was awarded the VC for his actions in 1918. He was later awarded the Military Medal and the Military Cross, while a mountain peak in Canada was also named after him. Hugh Cairns was born in Ashington in 1896, and... Read more
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Times of Malta
Malta and World War I, July to December 1916war. The other was Lieutenant Arthur J. Samut, who was serving with an infantry
Malta and World War I, July to December 1916
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
war. The other was Lieutenant Arthur J. Samut, who was serving with an infantry regiment of the line. Both were awarded the Military Cross. In total, six Military Crosses were awarded to Maltese officers serving at the front. There were also other... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Child psychiatrist Dr. Taylor Statten II was an inspiration to young campersto treat the severely wounded for three days until a replacement doctor arrived
Child psychiatrist Dr. Taylor Statten II was an inspiration to young campers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
to treat the severely wounded for three days until a replacement doctor arrived. In 1944, Dr. Statten was awarded the Military Cross for gallant and distinguished service in action, but the experience of war shook him deeply. It made him... Read more
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Northern Echo
Stage show celebrates the bravery of four brothershe leapt into enemy fire in order to anchor his ship during high seas, enabling
Stage show celebrates the bravery of four brothers
Northern Echo / Posted 10 days ago
he leapt into enemy fire in order to anchor his ship during high seas, enabling his crew to escape. James was awarded the Military Cross for gallantly leading his men into an enemy trench, personally killing three Germans, capturing many prisoners... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool's Territorials went into the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago tomorrowWar. The son of the Bishop of Liverpool, Chavasse was a Territorial before the
Liverpool's Territorials went into the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago tomorrow
Liverpool Echo / Posted 17 days ago
War. The son of the Bishop of Liverpool, Chavasse was a Territorial before the outbreak of war and had already won the Military Cross before Guillemont. During the attack of the Liverpool Scottish, Chavasse tended the wounded in the open. Then,... Read more
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express
Double Victoria Cross winning First World War hero honoured with memorial stoneusing chlorine gas he arranged for his father, the Bishop of Liverpool, to send
Double Victoria Cross winning First World War hero honoured with memorial stone
express / Posted 18 days ago
using chlorine gas he arranged for his father, the Bishop of Liverpool, to send a gramophone to raise morale. As well as his two VCs, he was earlier awarded the Military Cross for action at Bellewaerde, near Ypres, Belgium, in 1915.Related art... Read more
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Northern Echo
Composer George Butterworth remembered 100 years after he was killed in action on the Sommeand Trinity College, Oxford, and, for a short time, the Royal College of Music.
Composer George Butterworth remembered 100 years after he was killed in action on the Somme
Northern Echo / Posted 20 days ago
and Trinity College, Oxford, and, for a short time, the Royal College of Music. The young officer was recommended for the Military Cross three times for bravery and awarded it once. He would have been awarded it a second time for his bravery on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
War hero Doug Beattie in salvo at Executive for failing NI armed forces veteransare being badly failed by the Executive, according to a war hero Ulster Unionis
War hero Doug Beattie in salvo at Executive for failing NI armed forces veterans
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
are being badly failed by the Executive, according to a war hero Ulster Unionist MLA. Doug Beattie, who was awarded the Military Cross for bravery in Afghanistan, spoke out following a failed motion at a Derry City and Strabane Council meeting... Read more
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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 28 days ago
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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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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