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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 18 hours 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
23h
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 23 hours 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Afghan hero set to be stripped of his medal after ‘exaggerated act of bravery’will have his medal rescinded Capt William Boreham, 35, from Cheshire, who was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 2 days 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will have his medal rescinded Capt William Boreham, 35, from Cheshire, who was not at fault over the award, was given the Military Cross for rescuing an injured comrade from a minefield in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 2 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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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Belleville Intelligencer
ANAF: Middle East military history focus of bookplayed for Ottawa some years ago. Captain Cunningham made a satisfactory refere
ANAF: Middle East military history focus of book
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 7 days ago
played for Ottawa some years ago. Captain Cunningham made a satisfactory referee.” (Captain Cunningham was awarded the Military Cross on January 1, 1918 and was killed in action on August 27, 1918.) In the lineup were Lieutenant Frank McGee,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Queensland’s most inspirationalto promote air travel. Born and bred in Brisbane, he became a decorated war her
Queensland’s most inspirational
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
to promote air travel. Born and bred in Brisbane, he became a decorated war hero - he served at Gallipoli and was awarded a Military Cross for gallantry after he was shot down in France - before he became world-famous for his long distance records.... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
EU Referendum: Without our military partners, UK would be like a sitting duckshown to work. Our support mechanism is already in place. It's the proven optio
EU Referendum: Without our military partners, UK would be like a sitting duck
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
shown to work. Our support mechanism is already in place. It's the proven option. And why change something that isn't broken - and it isn't broken. Former Royal Irish Regiment Doug Beattie is an Ulster Unionist MLA and a winner of the Military Cr... Read more
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express
Medals of Scottish war hero up for salehis medal group will be sold at London auctioneers Morton and Eden for an estim
Medals of Scottish war hero up for sale
express / Posted 12 days ago
his medal group will be sold at London auctioneers Morton and Eden for an estimated £10,000 on June 27. He was awarded the Military Cross for his daring escape and went on to serve as a major with the Seaforth Highlanders. Related articles British... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
War hero dies on D-Day anniversaryhe was only 22 at the time, he remembered leading young lads who were only teen
War hero dies on D-Day anniversary
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 15 days ago
he was only 22 at the time, he remembered leading young lads who were only teenagers." Maj Campbell was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry during his wartime service and also went on to work at BAE (then Vickers) in about 1960 where he... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Queen spotted Royal Wedding horse was sick a few weeks before he diedcould even give him the command, he took five immaculate steps backwards.’ Col
Queen spotted Royal Wedding horse was sick a few weeks before he died
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
could even give him the command, he took five immaculate steps backwards.’ Colonel Clavering, who was awarded an OBE and a Military Cross by The Queen, retired from the military two years later, but never forgot Her Majesty’s incredible insight on... Read more
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Sunderland FC
OTD 4 Junbeat Cagliari in an Anglo-Italian Cup away tie. The Lads won 3-1 in front of th
OTD 4 Jun
Sunderland FC / Posted 25 days ago
beat Cagliari in an Anglo-Italian Cup away tie. The Lads won 3-1 in front of their second lowest post-WW2 attendance for a first team game; 1,680. 1896 – Outside right and WW1 Military Cross recipient Ted Clack was born in Highworth, W... Read more
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Perth Now
Shorten 'sorry' to miss repatriationGovernor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, the highest office holder in the nation.
Shorten 'sorry' to miss repatriation
Perth Now / Posted 26 days ago
Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, the highest office holder in the nation. Sir Peter served in Vietnam, where he won a Military Cross. "The governor-general would have served with some of those men whose remains were being repatriated," Mr... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Shorten 'sorry' to miss repatriationGovernor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, the highest office holder in the nation.
Shorten 'sorry' to miss repatriation
Adelaide Now / Posted 26 days ago
Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, the highest office holder in the nation. Sir Peter served in Vietnam, where he won a Military Cross. "The governor-general would have served with some of those men whose remains were being repatriated," Mr... Read more
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Herald Sun
Shorten 'sorry' to miss repatriationGovernor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, the highest office holder in the nation.
Shorten 'sorry' to miss repatriation
Herald Sun / Posted 26 days ago
Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, the highest office holder in the nation. Sir Peter served in Vietnam, where he won a Military Cross. "The governor-general would have served with some of those men whose remains were being repatriated," Mr... Read more
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Weekly Times
Shorten 'sorry' to miss repatriationGovernor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, the highest office holder in the nation.
Shorten 'sorry' to miss repatriation
Weekly Times / Posted 26 days ago
Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, the highest office holder in the nation. Sir Peter served in Vietnam, where he won a Military Cross. "The governor-general would have served with some of those men whose remains were being repatriated," Mr... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Shorten 'sorry' to miss repatriationGovernor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, the highest office holder in the nation.
Shorten 'sorry' to miss repatriation
The Courier Mail / Posted 26 days ago
Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, the highest office holder in the nation. Sir Peter served in Vietnam, where he won a Military Cross. "The governor-general would have served with some of those men whose remains were being repatriated," Mr... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Do you know any of these "lost Tommies" of World War One pictured 100 years ago?be remembered, with a physical record for their family to treasure. Durham Lig
Do you know any of these "lost Tommies" of World War One pictured 100 years ago?
Daily Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
be remembered, with a physical record for their family to treasure. Durham Light Infantry sporting the ribbon of the Military Cross “The reaction to this project has been overwhelmingly positive. Colonel wearing the Military Cross “Many... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Kiama Anzac Day march 2014was severely wounded in battle in September 1971, spending the next 12 months i
Kiama Anzac Day march 2014
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 28 days ago
was severely wounded in battle in September 1971, spending the next 12 months in and out of hospital. He was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry. Mr McKay provided the gathering with an overview of World War I and its aftermath. ‘‘The... Read more
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TribLIVE
Military medals review offers chance to properly honor those who servedin 2005, though he was soaked in fuel and burning. Sterner warned against down
Military medals review offers chance to properly honor those who served
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
in 2005, though he was soaked in fuel and burning. Sterner warned against downplaying the heroics of those who earned a military cross or Silver Star, even if they aren't upgraded. “We place so much emphasis on the Medal of Honor,” Sterner... Read more
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Daily Record
Letters reveal soldiers' untold crimes in Africa during WWIthat as the Huns are pretty certain to try and break our column up before we ge
Letters reveal soldiers' untold crimes in Africa during WWI
Daily Record / Posted 30 days ago
that as the Huns are pretty certain to try and break our column up before we get there.” In 1917, Wallace was awarded a Military Cross (one of the highest honours of the World War I) for his care of the wounded during battle – 67 of the 70 men... Read more
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Daily Mail
Duke of Wellington's daughter arrives at church to marry billionaireWilliam IV. Subsequent dukes have enjoyed glittering military careers, with th
Duke of Wellington's daughter arrives at church to marry billionaire
Daily Mail / Posted a month ago
William IV. Subsequent dukes have enjoyed glittering military careers, with the now deceased 8th Duke being awarded the Military Cross. The Iron Duke: The 1st Duke of Wellington in 1815 in a Phillis portrait made shortly before... Read more
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