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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 17:13
2014/07/21 17:13
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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...
2014/07/18 14:01
2014/07/18 14:01
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He suffered severe head injuries while serving in Iraq, but Johnson Beharry VC tells Sarah Freeman why it was the psychological wounds which cut the deepest. On April 27, 2005, a young man who had...
2014/07/16 16:09
2014/07/16 16:09
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There are still enormous objects suspended up above: the Spitfire remains, alongside a V-1 “doodlebug” flying bomb and a Harrier fighter jet that saw service in Afghanistan. But the livery of all...
2014/07/16 09:56
2014/07/16 09:56
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A whole host of famous faces have done Leeds proud over the years. From playwright Alan Bennett and rugby star Jason Robinson to sculptor Henry Moore and writer Barbara Taylor Bradford, the city’s...
2014/07/15 07:47
2014/07/15 07:47
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A documentary about Guildford during the First World War will premiere this month. The award-winning Circle Eight Film Group has produced Guildford in the Great War, which will be screened at the...
2014/07/15 02:16
2014/07/15 02:16
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Sue Shepherd is a finalist in the Lifetime Achievement category. Seven Northlanders are among the finalists of the 2014 Pride of New Zealand awards. Pride of New Zealand, sponsored by APN newspapers...
2014/07/14 19:19
2014/07/14 19:19
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A woman whose grandfather was awarded the Victoria Cross for his exploits during the First World War has shared her memories of the military hero. Private Ernest Sykes was fighting in France when he...
2014/07/14 17:53
2014/07/14 17:53
7d
Decision to be made on First World War memorials NEW MEMORIALS: Residents could be allowed to decide on sites of First World War memorials RESIDENTS could be given the chance to decide where paving...
2014/07/14 16:08
2014/07/14 16:08
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First World War: Catherine Kimble was a young woman with many sorrows to bearD Company of the 9th Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment, which includes John Kimble... somewhere! The stories of the First...
2014/07/14 14:53
2014/07/14 14:53
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Tributes to RAF veteran who was shot down and capture in Second World War REMEMBERED: Pictures of recently deceased Norman Douglas who served in the RAF during World War Two. Pictured circa 2008/09...
2014/07/13 13:47
2014/07/13 13:47
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A call has been made to anyone who may have known First World War hero and Victoria Cross holder George Dorrell MBE, who died in Stoke D’Abernon in 1971. The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea...
2014/07/13 11:47
2014/07/13 11:47
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First World War: Heroic Hornchurch pilot celebrated in new playWilliam Leefe Robinson. [Picture: Hornchurch Streets of Heroes by Richard Smith] Imagine flames engulfing an airship as it descends...
2014/07/13 09:38
2014/07/13 09:38
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The proud daughter of First World War hero Fred Greaves of north Derbyshire is preparing to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the conflict. Hazel Greaves, of Staveley, explained how her father...
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2014/07/13 06:20
2014/07/13 06:20
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Countless lives and Welsh communities were blighted by the devastation of Word War I. But one Welsh historian has begun to uncover the poignant individual stories not only of the soldiers who died,...
2014/07/11 06:12
2014/07/11 06:12
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Relatives of Private Francis Fitzpatrick travelled to Glasgow from their homes in Ulster border town County Monaghan, and Belfast in Northern Ireland to attend the event. They were joined at the...
2014/07/10 16:24
2014/07/10 16:24
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The great niece of Reading Victoria Cross winner Sgt James Welsh, and her husband, were guests a Sunday's multi-faith service which commemorated the start of First World War. The county-wide service...
2014/07/10 10:30
2014/07/10 10:30
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FALLEN Digger Cameron Baird will be forever remembered for his bravery and leadership with a medal struck in his honour to be awarded to a bright Victorian footballer each year. The Corporal Cameron...
2014/07/09 13:51
2014/07/09 13:51
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Lancaster bombers to fly in formation over Britain for the first time in 50 years BOMBER Command buffs are this summer being given the chance to fly alongside one of the world's only airworthy...
2014/07/08 07:26
2014/07/08 07:26
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A recorded phone call from a union representative telling a Melbourne developer to "forget about the law" and that his site would be shut down if the company cooperated with the industry watchdog has...
2014/07/21 17:13
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