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2014/12/19 15:34
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Last updated at 14:45, Friday, 19 December 2014 A search has been launched for relatives of a West Cumbrian soldier who was awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War. Workington Town...
2014/12/19 15:34
2014/12/19 15:34
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2014/12/18 20:17
2014/12/18 20:17
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A Langley resident played a prominent role at the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada’s annual Ortona Dinner being celebrated at their temporary home in Jericho Garrison in Vancouver. Grace Madill, 81, of...
2014/12/15 16:19
2014/12/15 16:19
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A Falklands War hero who was decorated for bravery by the Queen for saving wounded comrades in battle took his own life after the death of his wife. Colour Sergeant Stephen Bardsley, 57, placed the...
2014/12/15 15:54
2014/12/15 15:54
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Last updated at 15:38, Monday, 15 December 2014 A search has been launched for relatives of a Cumbrian soldier who was awarded the Victoria Cross so they can see his heroics being honoured. Local...
2014/12/15 07:24
2014/12/15 07:24
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BY JACK SHORT - Capt. Anthony Towell relates stories of spending parts of his youth in Canterbury Cathedral and dodging gunfire from planes, or sorting through bombed ruins and, later in life, about...
2014/12/14 16:48
2014/12/14 16:48
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A Tyneside soldier awarded the Victoria Cross after risking his life to save wounded soldiers has been immortalised exactly 100 years on. Private Henry Robson from South Shields rescued one stricken...
2014/12/13 18:51
2014/12/13 18:51
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Commander Norman Holbrook was given the honour after he dived his B-11 sub under five rows of mines and torpedoed the Messudiyeh warship in the Dardanelles on December 13 1914. Following the strike...
2014/12/13 13:38
2014/12/13 13:38
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Pte. George Bradley, 34, was making soup when a shell hit his kitchen at the Somme battlefield in France. There was nothing left of him to bury. Pte. John McConnell, 23, was in action on a...
2014/12/13 06:08
2014/12/13 06:08
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December is a difficult month for Jane Duffy. While most other people are excitedly building up to Christmas and the joy it undoubtedly brings, Jane feels a loss that only a mother who has lost a...
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2014/12/11 19:57
2014/12/11 19:57
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A FORMER Coffs Harbour naval cadet has won the top award at his recent graduation at HMAS Cerberus in Victoria. Sub-Lieutenant Benjamin Cole, who, like his brother Lieutenant Nathan Cole, attended St...
2014/12/11 13:44
2014/12/11 13:44
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The co-host of Channel Ten program The Circle has publicly apologised for making a sexist and disrespectful comment about Victoria Cross winner Ben Roberts-Smith, saying she had never met the...
2014/12/11 13:12
2014/12/11 13:12
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THE president of the William Dunstan Reserve residents’ group has vowed to challenge the City of Ballarat’s decision to approve a 10-lot subdivision development for Golden Point. THE president of the...
2014/12/11 12:46
2014/12/11 12:46
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High hit: Virat Kohli is struck on the helmet by a Mitchell Johnson delivery. Photo: Michael Dodge/Getty Images Memories of the freak accident that claimed Phillip Hughes's life came flooding back...
2014/12/11 00:21
2014/12/11 00:21
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Dapper dude! David Beckham cuts a sharp figure in an immaculately tailored tuxedo as he attends Night Of Heroes Military Awards He is a sports icon who always likes to lend support to worthwhile...
2014/12/09 14:13
2014/12/09 14:13
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The move could be in place for the 2016 London Mayoral election. The idea, which was in the 2010 Liberal Democrat manifesto, would bring around 1.5 million teenagers into the electorate. It now seems...
2014/12/09 12:13
2014/12/09 12:13
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Lance Sergeant Beharry - the first living soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross for more than 30 years - praised the appeal for ex-servicemen and women who have fallen on hard times as “a great...
2014/12/09 11:09
2014/12/09 11:09
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Medals from more recent conflicts command big prices too: the sale of Falklands bomb disposal hero John Phillips's Distinguished Service Cross realised £120,000 when sold by specialist auctioneers Dix...
2014/12/09 09:53
2014/12/09 09:53
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Some of the world's best known leaders have their say on what leadership is and how it looks to them in Part 5 of our series on leadership... Nelson Mandela was arguably one of the world's most loved...
2014/12/08 23:05
2014/12/08 23:05
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FEARSOME Aussie Test quick Mitchell Johnson is ready to let rip from the first ball in the first Test at Adelaide Oval on Tuesday. He doesn’t know how he’ll react when an Indian batsman is hit by a...
2014/12/08 18:19
2014/12/08 18:19
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FRANCHISE to open two more stores in North East. MORE than 100 casual and part-time jobs will be created when fast food chain Hungry Jack’s opens two franchise restaurants in the North East. The...
2014/12/19 15:34
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