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2014/10/25 05:43
2014/10/25 05:43
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COURAGEOUS soldier John Manley – who survived a battle that inspired a Hollywood blockbuster – is to be honoured at last. Private John Manley was buried in a community plot at Carlton Cemetery 90...
2014/10/25 05:43
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2014/10/24 19:28
2014/10/24 19:28
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... Agency: True Client: Air New Zealand Every six months or so Air New Zealand releases a new, innovative, in-flight safety video. This time, the airline has opted for the uncontroversial Hobbit...
2014/10/24 16:20
2014/10/24 16:20
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A military mystery has been solved after museum staff turned detective to trace a famous missing medal. The Victoria Cross medal - one of six ‘before breakfast’ VCs famously awarded to Lancashire...
2014/10/24 15:02
2014/10/24 15:02
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The regiment was awarded the honorary freedom of the London Borough of Southwark earlier this year. Friday's service at Southwark Cathedral was held to mark the 10th anniversary of the regiment's...
2014/10/23 17:46
2014/10/23 17:46
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Crowds line the dockside in Melbourne, as a troopship prepares to depart in 1917. Photo: Getty-Images In the scrubby silence of a nature reserve east of Frankston lie the remains of a stone statue...
2014/10/23 15:51
2014/10/23 15:51
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The hero who was stripped of his Victoria Cross James Collis won the Victoria Cross in an earlier Afghan war, only to have the honour taken from him. LORD ASHCROFT, who has just purchased the medal,...
2014/10/23 08:28
2014/10/23 08:28
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Lieutenant Colonel Harry Smith's 20 medals and awards have been added to the memorial collection. Both Battles of Long Tan were honoured at the Australian War Memorial on Thursday when Lieutenant...
2014/10/23 06:13
2014/10/23 06:13
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Private Henry May from Bridgeton braved a "hail of lead" to rescue two soldiers during a battle in France in 1914. The reservist with the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) later said: "I just did what...
2014/10/22 11:19
2014/10/22 11:19
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The first man in Oldham to receive a Victoria Cross is to be honoured for his bravery with a permanent tribute in his home town. It will be unveiled by his relatives, community groups and dignitaries...
2014/10/20 05:07
2014/10/20 05:07
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West Australian residents are being urged to prepare their properties, with an above average risk of bushfires in southern parts of the state this summer. Cricketing legend Justin Langer is the new...
2014/10/19 23:41
2014/10/19 23:41
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Greater Taree City councillor Brad Christensen is calling for more families to wake early to attend Anzac Day dawn services. TONIGHT Brad Christensen will set his alarm to 4.30am. The new day will be...
2014/10/19 17:20
2014/10/19 17:20
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... image credit: File photo As the world recognizes the 100th anniversary of the First World War, the Victoria Symphony will premiere The Piper, a uniquely Canadian work by Oak Bay composer Tobin...
2014/10/18 03:34
2014/10/18 03:34
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TWICE in two years, I see Kerry Stokes’ eyes fill with tears. Once is when he talks of the mother he never knew, the poor girl forced to give him up for adoption. The other is when he talks about the...
2014/10/18 00:10
2014/10/18 00:10
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RACKET SMASHED: Drugs hidden in on a boat [IG] Veterans’ Retreat was set up to build a £27m “community village” to house badly injured troops. It was supported by Lance Corporal Beharry, 35, who was...
2014/10/17 01:19
2014/10/17 01:19
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... Power to be restored to hundreds of homes, businesses. The Bark King truck was raising its tipper at a business on Victoria Cross Parade when it hit powerlines earlier this morning. AusNet...
2014/10/15 18:53
2014/10/15 18:53
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A COMMEMORATIVE cap has been presented to an Army battalion in memory of a rugby playing winner of the Victoria Cross. The cap was given to the commanding officer of The Highlanders, 4th Battalion...
2014/10/14 20:38
2014/10/14 20:38
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British Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Sajid Javid, took part in a commemoration service for the martyrs of the First World War and laid a wreath at the 'Cross of Sacrifice' in...
2014/10/14 10:16
2014/10/14 10:16
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... doing his best to burn bridges with Liverpool FC – or whatever remnants still stand after his ill-fated six months in charge at Anfield. After half a year infuriating the red half of Merseyside...
2014/10/14 08:26
2014/10/14 08:26
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Liverpool Cricket Club staged its own commemoration of the outbreak of World War I by re-creating a celebratory dinner held in honour of a Merseyside war hero and former player. The seven-course...
2014/10/13 17:26
2014/10/13 17:26
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MONTREAL - Canada produced some of the First World War's top air aces. Here are sketches of some of the most prominent: William (Billy) Bishop Born in Owen Sound, Ont., on Feb. 8, 1894; died on...
2014/10/25 05:43
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