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Daily Liberal
REMEMBERING OUR HERO: A bust of Rawdon Middleton VC has been commissioned in his honourTHE top brass of Dubbo RSL Sub Branch has joined forces with Dubbo City Council
REMEMBERING OUR HERO: A bust of Rawdon Middleton VC has been commissioned in his honour
Daily Liberal / Posted an hour ago
THE top brass of Dubbo RSL Sub Branch has joined forces with Dubbo City Council to create a special place of remembrance for "a boy" who made a decision that most grown men could never contemplate. THE top brass of Dubbo RSL Sub Branch has joined... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Prestigious private school admits girls for first time in 500-year historyFamed alumii of the top performing Nottingham High School also include former C
Prestigious private school admits girls for first time in 500-year history
Daily Mirror / Posted 17 hours ago
Famed alumii of the top performing Nottingham High School also include former Conservative Home Secretary Kenneth Clarke. And now the fee-paying school is allowing its first intake of female pupils since the school opened in 1513 - even though it... Read more
18h
express
Dambuster hero’s letter is up for sale A TOUCHING letter from RAF hero Guy Gibson to the mother of an RAF comrade ki
Dambuster hero’s letter is up for sale
express / Posted 18 hours ago
A TOUCHING letter from RAF hero Guy Gibson to the mother of an RAF comrade killed in the Dambusters mission is on sale after more than 70 years. Guy Gibson led the operation (left) and Navigator Sgt Thomas... Read more
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Nottingham Post
First girls start at Nottingham High School today - after 500 years of only boysSchoolgirls will make history today by walking through the gates of one of Nott
First girls start at Nottingham High School today - after 500 years of only boys
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
Schoolgirls will make history today by walking through the gates of one of Nottingham's oldest institutions for the first time. After more than 500 years as a boys' school, the top-performing Nottingham High School is welcoming its first female... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Colchester author noticed by Hollywood releases new bookWriter and historian Dr Mark Felton A historian and author from Colchester who
Colchester author noticed by Hollywood releases new book
Ipswich Star / Posted 6 days ago
Writer and historian Dr Mark Felton A historian and author from Colchester whose book has been picked up by Hollywood has released a new thriller based on another daring Second World War... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Former Clevedon policeman honoured An inspirational account of a man’s journey from fighting in World War One to
Former Clevedon policeman honoured
Weston Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
An inspirational account of a man’s journey from fighting in World War One to becoming Clevedon’s policeman has been penned in a biography. Mendip Victoria Crosses, by James Bancroft and Geoffrey Dickson, charts... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Victoria Cross for Bassett, wooden cross for his mate (The Battle of Chunuk Bair, August 9, 2015, by Ion G. Brown, 1990. Painting: cou
Victoria Cross for Bassett, wooden cross for his mate (
Otago Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
The Battle of Chunuk Bair, August 9, 2015, by Ion G. Brown, 1990. Painting: courtesy of Alexander Turnbull Library Corporal Cyril Bassett was the only New Zealand soldier to gain a Victoria Cross on Gallipoli. Winners of the Commonwealth's ultimate... Read more
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The Border Mail
War heroes honouredCountdown is on to national launch of Spirit of Anzac Centenary Exhibition in W
War heroes honoured
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Countdown is on to national launch of Spirit of Anzac Centenary Exhibition in Wodonga COUNTDOWN IS ON: Tim Fischer at the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience at Wodonga Sports and Leisure Centre. Picture: MARK JESSER VICTORIA Cross winner Albert... Read more
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Spot.ph
Ruby Jack's at City of Dreams, ParanaqueRuby Jack’s Steakhouse and Bar UG/F City of Dreams Manila, Aseana Avenue, Para
Ruby Jack's at City of Dreams, Paranaque
Spot.ph / Posted 9 days ago
Ruby Jack’s Steakhouse and Bar UG/F City of Dreams Manila, Aseana Avenue, Parañaque City Contact: 801-8888 Open daily from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. (SPOT.ph) Manila is always on the lookout for a great steak place, and at City of Dreams, Ruby Jack’s is... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Trooper Fred Potts: marking his bravery exactly 100 years laterGranddaughter Anne Ames with the Trooper Fred Potts VC commemorative stone by T
Trooper Fred Potts: marking his bravery exactly 100 years later
Reading Evening Post / Posted 11 days ago
Granddaughter Anne Ames with the Trooper Fred Potts VC commemorative stone by The Forbury war memorial Richard Bennett, chairman of the Trooper Potts VC Memorial Trust said: “The Berkshire Yeomanry landed at Suvla Bay on 18 August 1915. “On the... Read more
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express
Animals at war: Our four-legged heroes on the front line AT THE end of this month a VC medal will be auctioned. Horses were valued he
Animals at war: Our four-legged heroes on the front line
express / Posted 11 days ago
AT THE end of this month a VC medal will be auctioned. Horses were valued heroes on the front line during World War One They seem to come up all the time. This one was awarded to Private... Read more
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The Border Mail
Fighter for Myrtleford diesContribution ranged from television to radio to the cemetery board THE "heartb
Fighter for Myrtleford dies
The Border Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Contribution ranged from television to radio to the cemetery board THE "heartbeat of Myrtleford" has gone with the death of former shire president and media all-rounder Tiff Rayner. The grandfather, 75, died on Wednesday after a six-month fight... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Trooper Fred Potts VC: stone laid to mark the hour and the day of his heroismIt is part of a national initiative to lay stones to remember every soldier awa
Trooper Fred Potts VC: stone laid to mark the hour and the day of his heroism
Reading Evening Post / Posted 14 days ago
It is part of a national initiative to lay stones to remember every soldier awarded the VC during World War One on the centenary of the date and time the act of conspicuous bravery took place. Capt Andrew French of the Berkshire Regiment will say a... Read more
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The Courier
Guarding the Shrine a salve for damaged WWI heroIn 1935 traumatised WWI Victoria Cross recipient George Ingram was one of the f
Guarding the Shrine a salve for damaged WWI hero
The Courier / Posted 14 days ago
In 1935 traumatised WWI Victoria Cross recipient George Ingram was one of the first Shrine Guards, for whom a ceremony marking 80th anniversary is being held on Friday. In 1935, nine months after it opened, the Shrine of Remembrance employed a team... Read more
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The Border Mail
Guarding the Shrine a salve for damaged WWI heroIn 1935 traumatised WWI Victoria Cross recipient George Ingram was one of the f
Guarding the Shrine a salve for damaged WWI hero
The Border Mail / Posted 15 days ago
In 1935 traumatised WWI Victoria Cross recipient George Ingram was one of the first Shrine Guards, for whom a ceremony marking 80th anniversary is being held on Friday. In 1935, nine months after it opened, the Shrine of Remembrance employed a team... Read more
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The Age
The first Shrine guards were WWI heroesAuthor Anthony McAleer. Photo: Joe Armao In 1935, nine months after it opened,
The first Shrine guards were WWI heroes
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
Author Anthony McAleer. Photo: Joe Armao In 1935, nine months after it opened, the Shrine of Remembrance employed a team of guards. On the surface, the reason was to combat theft and vandalism. But the first Shrine guards were 14 decorated World... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Heroic pilot is remembered on Battle of Britain's 'hardest day'THE heroic actions of an RAF pilot who sacrificed his life to fight a German bo
Heroic pilot is remembered on Battle of Britain's 'hardest day'
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
THE heroic actions of an RAF pilot who sacrificed his life to fight a German bomber have been remembered in a special Battle of Britain ceremony. Sgt Pilot Bruce Hancock was 26 years old when he took off from the service training school at RAF... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
End is in sight for Edward Lloyd Owen’s epic journey Edward Lloyd Owen who is walking 2800 miles from Cyprus to London for charity
End is in sight for Edward Lloyd Owen’s epic journey
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Edward Lloyd Owen who is walking 2800 miles from Cyprus to London for charity He has trekked across almost an entire continent but the end is in sight for an army reservist who set off from... Read more
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Northern Echo
Stan Hollis: Final approval given for memorial to one of Teesside's greatest heroesMr Hollis was the only man to win a VC on D-Day on June 6, 1944, and the statue
Stan Hollis: Final approval given for memorial to one of Teesside's greatest heroes
Northern Echo / Posted 15 days ago
Mr Hollis was the only man to win a VC on D-Day on June 6, 1944, and the statue has already been sculpted by Suffolk artist Brian Alabaster. Bigger than life size, it shows the soldier, who died in 1972, crouching and alert. The father-of-two, a... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
New planned unveiling date set for Widnes VC recipient's statueTHE unveiling date of a proposed statue to a Widnes Great War Victoria Cross (V
New planned unveiling date set for Widnes VC recipient's statue
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
THE unveiling date of a proposed statue to a Widnes Great War Victoria Cross (VC) recipient has been put back nearly six months. The Sgt Thomas Mottershead Statue Appeal has been campaigning to raise funds to commemorate the Royal Flying Corps... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Battle of Long Tan remembered at Vietnam Veterans Day services around Australia The 49th anniversary of the bloody Battle of Long Tan has be
Battle of Long Tan remembered at Vietnam Veterans Day services
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
around Australia The 49th anniversary of the bloody Battle of Long Tan has been marked at Vietnam Veterans Day commemorations around the country. During the four-hour battle 120... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Commanding officers 'embellished role in Battle of Long Tan to receive awards'Battle of Long Tan: Commanding officers embellished role to receive awards at e
Commanding officers 'embellished role in Battle of Long Tan to receive awards'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
Battle of Long Tan: Commanding officers embellished role to receive awards at expense of own men, retired colonel says "These boots are made for walkin' and that's just what they'll do. One of these days these boots are gonna walk all over... Read more
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17d
Daily Examiner
Local nurses set sail on Anzac tripTWO Northern Beaches women have set off on the trip of a lifetime. Alison Frat
Local nurses set sail on Anzac trip
Daily Examiner / Posted 17 days ago
TWO Northern Beaches women have set off on the trip of a lifetime. Alison Frater, a retired nurse from Emerald Beach, and Mary Simpson, a registered nurse from Woolgoolga, have departed on an Aegean cruise that will see them re-enact the arrival of... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Books that changed me: Stephen DaisleyStephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost litera
Books that changed me: Stephen Daisley
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 18 days ago
Stephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost literary feasts. Stephen Daisley​ grew up in New Zealand, lives in Western Australia and has worked on sheep and cattle stations, oil and gas construction sites, and as a truck... Read more
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The Young Witness
Books that changed me: Stephen DaisleyStephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost litera
Books that changed me: Stephen Daisley
The Young Witness / Posted 18 days ago
Stephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost literary feasts. Stephen Daisley​ grew up in New Zealand, lives in Western Australia and has worked on sheep and cattle stations, oil and gas construction sites, and as a truck... Read more
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Western Advocate
Books that changed me: Stephen DaisleyStephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost litera
Books that changed me: Stephen Daisley
Western Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
Stephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost literary feasts. Stephen Daisley​ grew up in New Zealand, lives in Western Australia and has worked on sheep and cattle stations, oil and gas construction sites, and as a truck... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Books that changed me: Stephen DaisleyStephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost litera
Books that changed me: Stephen Daisley
Kiama Independent / Posted 18 days ago
Stephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost literary feasts. Stephen Daisley​ grew up in New Zealand, lives in Western Australia and has worked on sheep and cattle stations, oil and gas construction sites, and as a truck... Read more
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Manning River Times
Books that changed me: Stephen DaisleyStephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost litera
Books that changed me: Stephen Daisley
Manning River Times / Posted 18 days ago
Stephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost literary feasts. Stephen Daisley​ grew up in New Zealand, lives in Western Australia and has worked on sheep and cattle stations, oil and gas construction sites, and as a truck... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Books that changed me: Stephen DaisleyStephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost litera
Books that changed me: Stephen Daisley
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 18 days ago
Stephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost literary feasts. Stephen Daisley​ grew up in New Zealand, lives in Western Australia and has worked on sheep and cattle stations, oil and gas construction sites, and as a truck... Read more
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The North West Star
Books that changed me: Stephen DaisleyStephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost litera
Books that changed me: Stephen Daisley
The North West Star / Posted 18 days ago
Stephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost literary feasts. Stephen Daisley​ grew up in New Zealand, lives in Western Australia and has worked on sheep and cattle stations, oil and gas construction sites, and as a truck... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Books that changed me: Stephen DaisleyStephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost litera
Books that changed me: Stephen Daisley
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 days ago
Stephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost literary feasts. Stephen Daisley​ grew up in New Zealand, lives in Western Australia and has worked on sheep and cattle stations, oil... Read more
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The Border Mail
Books that changed me: Stephen DaisleyStephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost litera
Books that changed me: Stephen Daisley
The Border Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Stephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost literary feasts. Stephen Daisley​ grew up in New Zealand, lives in Western Australia and has worked on sheep and cattle stations, oil... Read more
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The Courier
Books that changed me: Stephen DaisleyStephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost litera
Books that changed me: Stephen Daisley
The Courier / Posted 18 days ago
Stephen Daisley, award-winning novelist, talks turkey about his foremost literary feasts. Stephen Daisley​ grew up in New Zealand, lives in Western Australia and has worked on sheep and cattle stations, oil and gas construction sites, and as a truck... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Long Tan battle lies exposedA VIETNAM War hero has accused senior Army officers of fabricating citations wi
Long Tan battle lies exposed
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
A VIETNAM War hero has accused senior Army officers of fabricating citations with “mythical statements” after the battle of Long Tan so they could receive awards while denying them to the troops who fought an action that cost 18 Australian lives. Mr... Read more
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Herald Sun
Long Tan honours scandalA VIETNAM War hero has accused senior Army officers of fabricating citations wi
Long Tan honours scandal
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
A VIETNAM War hero has accused senior Army officers of fabricating citations with “mythical statements” after the battle of Long Tan so they could receive awards while denying them to the troops who fought an action that cost 18 Australian lives. Mr... Read more
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Perth Now
Long Tan battle lies exposedA VIETNAM War hero has accused senior Army officers of fabricating citations wi
Long Tan battle lies exposed
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
A VIETNAM War hero has accused senior Army officers of fabricating citations with “mythical statements” after the battle of Long Tan so they could receive awards while denying them to the troops who fought an action that cost 18 Australian lives. Mr... Read more
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News.com.au
Long Tan honours scandalNew Vietnam War book accuses officers of fabricating official citations Vietna
Long Tan honours scandal
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
New Vietnam War book accuses officers of fabricating official citations Vietnam veteran Mick Van Poeteren talks about life before, during and after the war Fighting for justice: Harry Smith serving in Vietnam. Picture: SuppliedSource: Supplied A... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Long Tan battle lies exposedNew book by Harry Smith lifts lid on Long Tan conspiracy | DailyTelegraph Sear
Long Tan battle lies exposed
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
New book by Harry Smith lifts lid on Long Tan conspiracy | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website A VIETNAM War hero has accused senior Army officers of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Long Tan battle lies exposedA VIETNAM War hero has accused senior Army officers of fabricating citations wi
Long Tan battle lies exposed
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
A VIETNAM War hero has accused senior Army officers of fabricating citations with “mythical statements” after the battle of Long Tan so they could receive awards while denying them to the troops who fought an action that cost 18 Australian lives. Mr... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Long Tan battle lies exposedA VIETNAM War hero has accused senior Army officers of fabricating citations wi
Long Tan battle lies exposed
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 days ago
A VIETNAM War hero has accused senior Army officers of fabricating citations with “mythical statements” after the battle of Long Tan so they could receive awards while denying them to the troops who fought an action that cost 18 Australian lives. Mr... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Corporal opens up about loss of best friend 'Devil', in AfghanistanCorporal Mark Donaldson opens up about loss of 'best friend, Devil the German S
Corporal opens up about loss of best friend 'Devil', in Afghanistan
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
Corporal Mark Donaldson opens up about loss of 'best friend, Devil the German Shepherd, in Afghanistan war Australian Victoria Cross (VC) winner Corporal Mark Donaldson has opened up about the loss of his "best friend", a German Shepherd named... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Accolades flow for 'McCawesome'"Captain Fantastic" inspired the men in black to a 41-13 victory in the Bledisl
Accolades flow for 'McCawesome'
Otago Daily Times / Posted 19 days ago
"Captain Fantastic" inspired the men in black to a 41-13 victory in the Bledisloe Cup decider. Photo Herald on Sunday. Playing in his 142nd test for the All Blacks - and becoming the most-capped player in international rugby history - "Captain... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Australians commemorate the end of WWIICeremonies will be held across the world today to mark the milestone when Japan
Australians commemorate the end of WWII
Sky News Australia / Posted 20 days ago
Ceremonies will be held across the world today to mark the milestone when Japan formally surrendered from World War Two on August 15, 1945. Australians should recommit themselves to the Australia of our greatest generation, the men and women who... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Flagstone for Maryport war heroA high-tech commemorative flagstone for the youngest man to be awarded a Victor
Flagstone for Maryport war hero
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 21 days ago
A high-tech commemorative flagstone for the youngest man to be awarded a Victoria Cross in the World War One will be installed in his hometown of Maryport. Edward Benn Smith, known as Ned, won the Victoria Cross for action at Serre, France, from... Read more
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express
On sale...VC for ‘bravest act Churchill ever saw’ THE Victoria Cross of a soldier who carried out what Winston Churchill descri
On sale...VC for ‘bravest act Churchill ever saw’
express / Posted 21 days ago
THE Victoria Cross of a soldier who carried out what Winston Churchill described as “the bravest act I ever saw performed” is up for sale. Private Byrne wearing Victoria Cross under the approval of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Waxworks of Prince Philip and John Travolta used in bible scenesOne would not be amused! Princes Philip, Charles, John Travolta and Elizabeth T
Waxworks of Prince Philip and John Travolta used in bible scenes
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
One would not be amused! Princes Philip, Charles, John Travolta and Elizabeth Taylor star in nativity scenes after bible museum buys cast-off waxworks Prince Charles sports a basin cut as Adam and Eve's murdered son Abel Hollyood stars Tom Cruise... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Trooper Potts memorial: work progressing before October unveilingWork has started on the stone plinths which will support the bronze statue to c
Trooper Potts memorial: work progressing before October unveiling
Reading Evening Post / Posted 22 days ago
Work has started on the stone plinths which will support the bronze statue to commemorate the only man from Reading to win a Victoria Cross. The Trooper Potts memorial will be unveiled in The Forbury on Sunday, October 4 by Lord Lieutenant of... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Boys meet hero at Lone PineGoondiwindi High School students meet VC winner at Lone Pine on Anzac Day WE c
Boys meet hero at Lone Pine
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 24 days ago
Goondiwindi High School students meet VC winner at Lone Pine on Anzac Day WE call many people a hero. But last week Goondiwindi State High School students met one who epitomises everything we can think of when we say, “Anzac spirit”. And perhaps,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
National treasuresIn The Lives of Colonial Objects, even the seemingly ordinary can offer excepti
National treasures
Otago Daily Times / Posted 25 days ago
In The Lives of Colonial Objects, even the seemingly ordinary can offer exceptional insights. And, as Shane Gilchrist discovers, cultural value can be counted in various ways. A mother and child. As far as historical references go, the 1869 photo of... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
HomeUNVEILING --- Pictured: Deputy Mayor Anita Husband and Mayor Ann Thomson Unveil
Home
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 25 days ago
UNVEILING --- Pictured: Deputy Mayor Anita Husband and Mayor Ann Thomson Unveiling plaque for VC recipient in the Great War, Lt William Forshaw, who received the Victoria Cross for his brave actions during the Gallipoli campaign. Local dignitaries... Read more
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