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2014/09/01 10:13
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The audience was an entire battalion of ghurkas — Bilimoria senior was commander-in-chief of the central Indian army — the boy had only just learned how to box, and his opponent was the burly...
2014/09/01 10:13
2014/09/01 10:13
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2014/08/30 22:44
2014/08/30 22:44
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DUBBO: SECURING a coveted position to attend the 100th anniversary of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli is a dream come true for Dubbo woman Robyn Holmes. “I feel incredibly honoured and humbled,” she...
2014/08/30 17:10
2014/08/30 17:10
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LIKENESS: Lawyer Andrew Blacker was said to look like Harry Potter actor Robbie Coltrane who plays Hagrid [WALES NEWS SERVICE/SCREENSHOT] David Wynn Morgan reprimanded solicitor advocate Andrew...
2014/08/30 01:17
2014/08/30 01:17
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Corporal Mark Donaldson VC has so far lived an extraordinary life but insists he's actually just a normal bloke. Return: Mark Donaldson VC at Wollongong cenotaph as a guest for the 2014 Legacy lunch...
2014/08/29 23:51
2014/08/29 23:51
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Last updated at 14:00, Thursday, 12 April 2012 THE Victoria Cross, as Britain’s highest award for gallantry, has received a lot of attention from authors and researchers while its near neighbour, the...
2014/08/29 16:05
2014/08/29 16:05
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Photo gallery: Bishop of Norwich to rededicate war chapel Peter Phillips, St Mark's Church treasurer, in the newly restored First World War memorial chapel at the church at Lakenham, in particular...
2014/08/29 13:53
2014/08/29 13:53
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FIRE crews were called to Durham Tees Valley Airport this morning, after the Mynarski Memorial Lancaster suffered an oil leak resulting in plumes of smoke coming from one of its engines. The plane –...
2014/08/29 12:15
2014/08/29 12:15
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Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press Cpl. Evan Maytwayashing takes his turn during the Memorial Baton Relay. ABOUT 10 soldiers from Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI) conducted a...
2014/08/28 20:11
2014/08/28 20:11
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GYMPIE rescue worker Tony Wildman knew someone could die; possibly him. Nothing in 16 years saving lives prepared him for "the most uncontrolled environment I've ever been in". Trapped underwater...
2014/08/28 18:53
2014/08/28 18:53
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PHIL Etheridge travelled from Canada to Durham Tees Valley Airport with a very special mission in mind. His father, Norman, was the project leader in the decades-long restoration of the Mynarski...
2014/08/28 16:02
2014/08/28 16:02
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Frederick Holmes was awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the battle of Le Cateau on 26 August 1914. A century later the Mayor of Southwark has unveiled a commemorative paving stone in...
2014/08/28 11:48
2014/08/28 11:48
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Art de Breyne started the process of gaining recognition for Mynarski's extraordinary deed by recommending an award and on 11 October 1946, a Victoria Cross was posthumously awarded to Andrew Charles...
2014/08/27 17:49
2014/08/27 17:49
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... years ago today: the Irish soldier who won the Great War’s first Victoria Cross Maurice Dease, a Royal Fusiliers lieutenant from Co Westmeath, died on the first day of British fighting in the...
2014/08/27 13:32
2014/08/27 13:32
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A ceremony to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the awarding of the first Victoria Cross in the First World War was held at the weekend. The Loughton Branch of the Royal British Legion were joined...
2014/08/27 00:29
2014/08/27 00:29
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ICE cooks and dealers who sell the drug to kids will face up to 20 years behind bars in an election-year pledge by Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews to stamp out the “evil drug”. Unveiling Labor’s...
2014/08/26 21:57
2014/08/26 21:57
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MACKAY Victoria Cross holder Keith Payne believes the only way to protect people in the Iraq conflict is to put troops on the ground.But the Vietnam War veteran said it was up to the Australian...
2014/08/26 13:15
2014/08/26 13:15
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About town: The first Chefs @ The Gallery in support of the Disability Trust has been hailed a great success. The inaugural Chefs @ The Gallery at the Wollongong City Gallery. Picture: GREG...
2014/08/26 09:36
2014/08/26 09:36
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Cambridge News Tuesday 26 Aug 2014 10:17 AM Few flowers have an association as poignant as that of the annual corn poppy (Papaver rhoeas), as we have seen in recent weeks as the centenary of the...
2014/08/26 07:19
2014/08/26 07:19
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August remains a deadly month in the war and plunder businessBut for that general’s surrender … our economy, a 10th of the American, might have become far richer. No trade disputes, no loonie at a...
2014/08/25 17:47
2014/08/25 17:47
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Francis Octavius Grenfell, left, with his twin brother Riversdale NEWS: Top story from yesterday. A First World War hero awarded with the Victoria Cross has had a paving stone unveiled in his honour...
2014/09/01 10:13
2014/09/01 10:13
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