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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Perth Anzac parade attracts crowds despite rainwith their British counterparts". She told the story of Henry William 'Harry'
Perth Anzac parade attracts crowds despite rain
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
with their British counterparts". She told the story of Henry William 'Harry' Murray, an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest decoration for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" that can be awarded to members of the British... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Policeman offered pawnbroker gun for cashhe died before he could reclaim it for the last time and the company returned t
Policeman offered pawnbroker gun for cash
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
he died before he could reclaim it for the last time and the company returned the medal to the Hurricane's family. War hero James Magennis pawned his Victoria Cross in 1952 after he fell on hard times, but the broker returned the med... Read more
5d
express
How the SAS was founded by a motley crew of bar-room brawlers and misfitshis autograph During the course of the war he was responsible for destroying m
How the SAS was founded by a motley crew of bar-room brawlers and misfits
express / Posted 5 days ago
his autograph During the course of the war he was responsible for destroying more than 200 enemy planes but was denied the Victoria Cross for his heroic actions in the dying days of the war as the Allies closed in on victory. Field Marshal... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack to commemorate Piper Richardson centennialhero, James Cleland Richardson VC, died Oct. 8 on the blood-soaked battlefield
Chilliwack to commemorate Piper Richardson centennial
BC Local News / Posted 5 days ago
hero, James Cleland Richardson VC, died Oct. 8 on the blood-soaked battlefield in 1916, earning the only Victoria Cross ever awarded posthumously to a piper for "conspicuous bravery." Piper Richardson was praised in the official... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Chilliwack to commemorate Piper Richardson centennialhero, James Cleland Richardson VC, died Oct. 8 on the blood-soaked battlefield
Chilliwack to commemorate Piper Richardson centennial
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 5 days ago
hero, James Cleland Richardson VC, died Oct. 8 on the blood-soaked battlefield in 1916, earning the only Victoria Cross ever awarded posthumously to a piper for "conspicuous bravery." Piper Richardson was praised in the official... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Memorial to Runcorn war hero to be unveiledA commemorative paving stone in honour of Runcorn’s First World War Victoria Cr
Memorial to Runcorn war hero to be unveiled
Liverpool Echo / Posted 7 days ago
A commemorative paving stone in honour of Runcorn’s First World War Victoria Cross (VC) hero Thomas ‘Todger’ Jones will be unveiled at 2pm on Sunday. The memento will be laid next to the statue of Pte Jones in the Memorial Garden on Greenway Road... Read more
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BBC News
Moynihan family's history of drugs, scandal and powerMoynihan - a highly-regarded surgeon - was made the 1st Baron Moynihan. His fa
Moynihan family's history of drugs, scandal and power
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
Moynihan - a highly-regarded surgeon - was made the 1st Baron Moynihan. His father Andrew, an army captain, had won the Victoria Cross for bravery during the Crimean War. But scandal came to the 2nd Baron Moynihan, Patrick, who at the time of... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury sculptor immortalizes Second World War vetOne of which was his best friend, Francis “Popeye” Richard. “It is our thought
Sudbury sculptor immortalizes Second World War vet
The Sudbury Star / Posted 9 days ago
One of which was his best friend, Francis “Popeye” Richard. “It is our thought that Charlie Byce should be awarded the Victoria Cross,” said Byce, who was an aircraftman with the Royal Canadian Air Force. “His best friend, a guy by the name of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Campbell College: 'Boys of four walk into the school and, from that day on, they will be Campbellians for rest of their lives'Force divisions in the UK, one of the country's most successful school rugby te
Campbell College: 'Boys of four walk into the school and, from that day on, they will be Campbellians for rest of their lives'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Force divisions in the UK, one of the country's most successful school rugby teams, world-renowned authors, Olympians, Victoria Cross and Nobel Prize winners, international rock stars and leading actors among our Alumni. Not to mention we have... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Former wife of Willie Apiata, Sade, reveals why she left the Victoria Cross winner: 'I was very isolated and lonely'The former wife of Willie Apiata, Sade, has described why she left the Victoria
Former wife of Willie Apiata, Sade, reveals why she left the Victoria Cross winner: 'I was very isolated and lonely'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The former wife of Willie Apiata, Sade, has described why she left the Victoria Cross winner. Photo: Nick Reed/Linkedin The former wife of Willie Apiata has described why she left the Victoria Cross winner, saying she lost her independence and that... Read more
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Northern Echo
Home town honour on centenary of hero's VCHis Victoria Cross citation reads: "For four days and nights, by his indomitabl
Home town honour on centenary of hero's VC
Northern Echo / Posted 12 days ago
His Victoria Cross citation reads: "For four days and nights, by his indomitable spirit, great personal courage and skilful dispositions, he held his position under fire of all kinds and against several counter-attacks. Though short of supplies and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fairfax photos of the weekat her home near Canberra with her dogs Smorgasbord (left) and PooNeck II. Phot
Fairfax photos of the week
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
at her home near Canberra with her dogs Smorgasbord (left) and PooNeck II. Photo: Andrew Meares Daphne Dunne, widow of Victoria Cross recipient, Lieutenent Albert Chowne, being greeted by Sarah Glenister, at the Commemoration Ceremony for the... Read more
13d
Sportsnet.ca
War veteran who was fan favourite at Jets games diesJapanese forces fled. He had a childhood friend in Second World War hero Andre
War veteran who was fan favourite at Jets games dies
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 13 days ago
Japanese forces fled. He had a childhood friend in Second World War hero Andrew Mynarski, who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross after he died saving a fellow airman aboard a Lancaster bomber that had been shot up by an enemy fighter... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Corporal Baird was awarded a VC, but his parents say that's not the most important thingthird attempt, the final push cost Corporal Baird his life. Killed in action: C
Corporal Baird was awarded a VC, but his parents say that's not the most important thing
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
third attempt, the final push cost Corporal Baird his life. Killed in action: Corporal Cameron Stewart Baird was awarded a Victoria Cross for his actions in Afghanistan. Photo: Supplied "There isn't a day goes by we don't think of Cameron," Mrs... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
National News Headlines | Latest Australian Breaking Newskit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the a
National News Headlines | Latest Australian Breaking News
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
kit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the action that saw him awarded Australia's 100th Victoria Cross is now on display along with his medals at the Australian War Memorial in Can... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Grandson of Drayton First World War traced after our article ahead of commemorative ceremonythe ceremony in Drayton, where his grandfather was born, which is part of a nat
Grandson of Drayton First World War traced after our article ahead of commemorative ceremony
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 14 days ago
the ceremony in Drayton, where his grandfather was born, which is part of a national project to celebrate the country’s Victoria Cross recipients. Graham Everett, chair of the parish council, said: “My thanks go to everyone who has been in... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Grandson of Drayton First World War traced after our article ahead of commemorative ceremonythe ceremony in Drayton, where his grandfather was born, which is part of a nat
Grandson of Drayton First World War traced after our article ahead of commemorative ceremony
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
the ceremony in Drayton, where his grandfather was born, which is part of a national project to celebrate the country’s Victoria Cross recipients. Graham Everett, chair of the parish council, said: “My thanks go to everyone who has been in... Read more
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The Age
Corporal Baird was awarded a VC, but his parents say that's not the most important thingthird attempt, the final push cost Corporal Baird his life. Killed in action: C
Corporal Baird was awarded a VC, but his parents say that's not the most important thing
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
third attempt, the final push cost Corporal Baird his life. Killed in action: Corporal Cameron Stewart Baird was awarded a Victoria Cross for his actions in Afghanistan. Photo: Supplied "There isn't a day goes by we don't think of Cameron," Mrs... Read more
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The Courier
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorialkit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the a
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorial
The Courier / Posted 14 days ago
kit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the action that saw him awarded Australia's 100th Victoria Cross is now on display along with his medals at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Losing a son never... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorialkit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the a
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorial
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 14 days ago
kit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the action that saw him awarded Australia's 100th Victoria Cross is now on display along with his medals at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Losing a son never... Read more
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The Young Witness
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorialkit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the a
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorial
The Young Witness / Posted 14 days ago
kit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the action that saw him awarded Australia's 100th Victoria Cross is now on display along with his medals at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Losing a son never... Read more
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Western Advocate
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorialkit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the a
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorial
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
kit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the action that saw him awarded Australia's 100th Victoria Cross is now on display along with his medals at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Losing a son never... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorialkit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the a
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorial
Kiama Independent / Posted 14 days ago
kit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the action that saw him awarded Australia's 100th Victoria Cross is now on display along with his medals at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Losing a son never... Read more
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Manning River Times
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorialkit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the a
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorial
Manning River Times / Posted 14 days ago
kit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the action that saw him awarded Australia's 100th Victoria Cross is now on display along with his medals at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Losing a son never... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorialkit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the a
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorial
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 14 days ago
kit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the action that saw him awarded Australia's 100th Victoria Cross is now on display along with his medals at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Losing a son never... Read more
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The North West Star
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorialkit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the a
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorial
The North West Star / Posted 14 days ago
kit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the action that saw him awarded Australia's 100th Victoria Cross is now on display along with his medals at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Losing a son never... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorialkit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the a
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorial
Daily Liberal / Posted 14 days ago
kit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the action that saw him awarded Australia's 100th Victoria Cross is now on display along with his medals at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Losing a son never... Read more
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The Border Mail
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorialkit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the a
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorial
The Border Mail / Posted 14 days ago
kit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the action that saw him awarded Australia's 100th Victoria Cross is now on display along with his medals at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Losing a son never... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorialkit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the a
Corporal Cameron Baird VC remembered at Australian War Memorial
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
kit Corporal Cameron Baird VC was wearing on the day he was killed during the action that saw him awarded Australia's 100th Victoria Cross is now on display along with his medals at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. Losing a son never... Read more
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Scotsman
Plaque to honour Scots railwayman awarded the VCfellow rail workers with his original memorial. Pictures: Dingwall Museum The
Plaque to honour Scots railwayman awarded the VC
Scotsman / Posted 17 days ago
fellow rail workers with his original memorial. Pictures: Dingwall Museum The only Scottish railwayman to be awarded the Victoria Cross is to be honoured at the station where he worked. A plaque will be unveiled next month in memory of Sergeant... Read more
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Queensland Times
Birth of nation we know todaywas the first Australian to die in that war and Captain Neville Reginald Howse
Birth of nation we know today
Queensland Times / Posted 17 days ago
was the first Australian to die in that war and Captain Neville Reginald Howse became the first Australian to win the Victoria Cross. 1902 - In 1902 the Pacific submarine telegraphic cable from Southport, Qld to Vancouver, Canada opened and... Read more
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express
Heroes who died with their dogs on dutyat his master’s feet. Later both Theo and Sasha were posthumously awarded the
Heroes who died with their dogs on duty
express / Posted 18 days ago
at his master’s feet. Later both Theo and Sasha were posthumously awarded the Dickin Medal, the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross for their exceptional bravery and to mark the hundreds of lives they saved. Both families still struggle with... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Lecture features military historianthe search for the missing Vimy cemetery, CA40, containing the remains of 44 Ca
Lecture features military historian
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 21 days ago
the search for the missing Vimy cemetery, CA40, containing the remains of 44 Canadian soldiers, including William Milne, Victoria Cross. The Great War Centenary Association is a charitable educational organization dedicated to the commemoration... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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The Courier
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’
The Courier / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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The Young Witness
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’
The Young Witness / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’
Western Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’
Kiama Independent / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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Manning River Times
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’
Manning River Times / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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The North West Star
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’
The North West Star / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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The Border Mail
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson to produce military drama ‘The Crossroad’
The Border Mail / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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Manning River Times
Mel Gibson producing Australian military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson producing Australian military drama ‘The Crossroad’
Manning River Times / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Mel Gibson producing Australian military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson producing Australian military drama ‘The Crossroad’
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Mel Gibson producing Australian military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson producing Australian military drama ‘The Crossroad’
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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The Young Witness
Mel Gibson producing Australian military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson producing Australian military drama ‘The Crossroad’
The Young Witness / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Mel Gibson producing Australian military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson producing Australian military drama ‘The Crossroad’
Western Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Mel Gibson producing Australian military drama ‘The Crossroad’that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the f
Mel Gibson producing Australian military drama ‘The Crossroad’
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 days ago
that was also being hit by enemy fire from all angles. In 2009, he became the first Australian since 1969 to receive the Victoria Cross and was named Young Australian of the Year by the National Australia Day Council in 2010. In the book,... Read more
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