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2014/07/29 23:41
2014/07/29 23:41
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THE community has paid a "fitting tribute" to Australia's first Victoria Cross recipient, former Manning Valley doctor Neville Reginald Howse VC and the people who left this region to go to...
2014/07/29 23:41
2014/07/29 23:41
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2014/07/29 20:43
2014/07/29 20:43
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Introduction: moving beyond 'the English problem' St George is a figure who embodies the curious ‘traditional’ relationship between religion and social order, nation and identity. More-or-less...
2014/07/28 13:46
2014/07/28 13:46
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The Royal Australian Mint announces Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Ben Robert Smith VC MG as its official ambassador for its Official Anzac Centenary Coin Program with students at Telopea Park...
2014/07/28 09:47
2014/07/28 09:47
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This year marks 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War and also the 70th anniversary of D-Day, so the importance of honouring the war dead is particularly relevant in 2014. Towns and...
2014/07/27 23:57
2014/07/27 23:57
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PRIVATE Patrick 'Paddy' Bugden was just 20 years old when he rallied together a small group of comrades to storm two concrete enemy pillboxes under heavy fire. During the same two days of battle from...
2014/07/27 18:45
2014/07/27 18:45
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Lakeport resident Barrie Wood was one of the Doors Open Northumberland volunteers who helped out in costume in Colborne June 7 and 8. Wood's assignment was tied to this year's theme of commemorating...
2014/07/27 14:49
2014/07/27 14:49
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Burmese Days for Irish soldiers on eve of first World War Centenary pushes up interest in artefacts that shed light on Irish involvement in the war Stills from a photo album depicting the Royal...
2014/07/27 12:51
2014/07/27 12:51
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Aces to Zimmerman: A-Z of the Great War HERE are some fascinating facts from the First World War from A all the way down to Z Around 1.5million Indians fought alongside the British Army...
2014/07/27 03:51
2014/07/27 03:51
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With a build-up starting in June 1914, Britain declared war on Germany at 11pm on August 4, 1914. As war raged over the next four years, millions of lives were lost in the devastating conflict, until...
2014/07/26 08:42
2014/07/26 08:42
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The bomber The last time Abdul Waheed Majeed spoke to his family, it was on a crackling telephone line from Syria at the end of January. He had arrived six months earlier on an aid convoy organised...
2014/07/26 07:42
2014/07/26 07:42
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Jeremy Paxman For much of the first world war the official Royal Navy fleet included a battleship that was quietly rusting at the bottom of the sea. In 1914, the British navy was the greatest...
2014/07/25 14:52
2014/07/25 14:52
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Newham bookshop launches book about Post Office Rifles in Great WarSergeant Alfred Knight (with pipe) with his comrades Exactly 100 years after Britain declared war on Germany and Europe’s deadliest...
2014/07/25 05:41
2014/07/25 05:41
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More than 100 people attended the dedication of the Neville Howse VC Rest Area at Ellenborough Falls On Thursday the community paid a "fitting tribute" to Australia's first Victoria Cross recipient,...
2014/07/24 23:11
2014/07/24 23:11
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VICTORY College student Zac Willis joined an elite group of sportspeople recently, as a recipient of the Pierre de Coubertin award. Each year, Australian secondary schools are invited to nominate one...
2014/07/24 20:20
2014/07/24 20:20
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Jordan Abercrombie is keeping his promise to an old friend. Abercrombie, of the Rotary Club of Barrie, and the late Hon. Col. Arch Brown were determined to build a war memorial as tribute to the many...
2014/07/24 01:28
2014/07/24 01:28
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Captain Charles Upham's Portrait accepted into Army MuseumThursday, 24 July 2014, 12:59 pmPress Release: SugarLumps Productions NZ WW2 Hero, Captain Charles Upham's Portrait accepted into Waiouru Army...
2014/07/23 20:55
2014/07/23 20:55
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Say good morning to Thursday with us and check out what's happening around our region. A snow photo sent in by Amanda Scott at Woolbrook 6.45am: We'll be bringing you as much information as we can...
2014/07/22 23:45
2014/07/22 23:45
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Details of a national day of commemoration to mark the centenary of Britain’s entry into the First World War have been released by the government. A series of events are being held to mark 100 years...
2014/07/21 17:13
2014/07/21 17:13
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This powerfully moving fictionalised account is brought to life in a new app, with Guillaume, a young film maker following in the footsteps of his great-grandfather, bringing history — and his story —...
2014/07/21 08:56
2014/07/21 08:56
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The sights and sounds experienced by frontline soldiers in the First World War were recreated by school pupils to mark the centenery of the start of the conflict. Students and subjects throughout...
2014/07/29 23:41
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