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2014/08/26 08:30
2014/08/26 08:30
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Richie Benaud is among 15 inaugural inductees to the SCG Media Hall of Honour celebrating almost 130 years of sporting glory at one of Australia’s most treasured grounds. Although one OF four members...
2014/08/26 08:30
2014/08/26 08:30
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2014/08/26 07:36
2014/08/26 07:36
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By PNA and U.S. News Agency / Asian Philippine Army (PA) MGen. Aurelio B. Baladad, Commander of the 3rd Infantry Division, said that Antique and Aklan provinces in Panay island are now being...
2014/08/24 12:51
2014/08/24 12:51
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Colonel Cyril Chambers and his son Captain Peter Brassey Chambers were both awarded the Military Cross for wartime service. The medals, which came with a suitcase full of documents and collectibles...
2014/08/19 11:34
2014/08/19 11:34
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Dursley MBE winner remembers close friend who fought in WW1 Chief petty officer Frank Brooking from Dursley, right, and his brother Gilbert, from Gloucester ONE of Dursley’s most well-known...
2014/08/17 14:17
2014/08/17 14:17
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... one shot was fired. English and German soldiers intermingled and exchanged souvenirs. Germans very eager to exchange almost anything for our bully beef and jam.” These are the words of...
2014/08/17 08:15
2014/08/17 08:15
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After the ‘‘chook raffle’’ saw him conscripted into the army, Gary McKay asked to fight in Vietnam. Author and Vietnam veteran Gary McKay of Kiama Downs. Picture: ANDY ZAKELI Gary McKay never knew...
2014/08/12 08:51
2014/08/12 08:51
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First World War: Brave Hampstead Heavies sacrificed their lives to defend home frontThe opening of the Fellowship and Sacrifice First World War exhibition at Burgh House. Pictured (from left) are Alan...
2014/08/10 22:36
2014/08/10 22:36
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WHAT'S in a name? Well, when you have a name like Maegraith and live in an area where names beginning with Mc and Mac are not a rarity, let alone the fact that there are a good number with the surname...
2014/08/10 17:31
2014/08/10 17:31
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Photo gallery: Cromer’s First World War exhibitionFirst World War exhibition at Cromer Community Hall. William Simpson, 10, from Leicester looking at a display of model soldiers. Picture: ANTONY...
2014/08/10 11:06
2014/08/10 11:06
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What is a chaplain actually for? It is a question that was to be asked very sharply of those who served in the First World War. Of course, they would take services on Sundays, with compulsory...
2014/08/09 20:17
2014/08/09 20:17
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Sarnia's armoury on Confederation Street is named for Stirrett, who returned home with the Distinguished Conduct Medal and the Military Cross, and Petrolia's Gene Smith remembers stories the veteran...
2014/08/09 16:41
2014/08/09 16:41
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Ancestor’s military past brought to life From back Brothers Gordon, John and Terry Roper with Simon Purtell, of the Oxfordshire Family History Society We have teamed up with the Oxfordshire Family...
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2014/08/08 23:53
2014/08/08 23:53
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Captain Albert Ball is an icon of military aviation and one of my all-time heroes. We were both teenagers when we joined up to serve our country and our love of aviation meant we were soon flying the...
2014/08/08 10:28
2014/08/08 10:28
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In 1914, my great grandfather, a headmaster of a school in Manchester, allowed his daughter to become a nurse to help with the war effort. Her husband, my grandfather, was a second lieutenant in the...
2014/08/07 03:09
2014/08/07 03:09
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War should not be glorified. The Westminster Government has financed the commemoration of the First World War. Rightly, we should remember those who were killed. The trouble is that the media focus...
2014/08/05 23:12
2014/08/05 23:12
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... admit my question is a bit subjective,” writes Harrison Stark, “but after seeing life-long Arsenal fan Carl Jenkinson’s signing photo with West Ham, I was wondering … what’s the least happy...
2014/08/05 12:07
2014/08/05 12:07
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First World War: Less than a fortnight after Britain declared war on Germany, The Second Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment found themselves in FranceCorporal Sidney James Day, of the Suffolk Regiment,...
2014/08/05 10:25
2014/08/05 10:25
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THE LIGHTS went out across Redditch as residents gathered to reflect on the sacrifices of those who fought and lost their lives in the First World War. Homes and businesses were urged to place a...
2014/08/05 05:41
2014/08/05 05:41
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Relatives play their part in First World War exhibition 6:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014 in News By Luke Sproule, Reporter covering Rose Hill, Iffley and Littlemore. Please call me on (01865)...
2014/08/04 11:53
2014/08/04 11:53
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Ypres is a place that has seared itself into both the collective soul and the communal memory of the British people. An historic cloth town lying in the flat landscape of northern Flanders, it has...
2014/08/26 08:30
2014/08/26 08:30
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