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This is Oxfordshire
One of Oxfordshire's greatest military heroes to be honoured in his home villageon the 100th anniversary of his finest hour. Edward Brooks, one of just two Ox
One of Oxfordshire's greatest military heroes to be honoured in his home village
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 hours ago
on the 100th anniversary of his finest hour. Edward Brooks, one of just two Oxfordshire soldiers to have been awarded the Victoria Cross, will be commemorated with a stone tribute in his home village of Oakley in Buckinghamshire next year. Oakley... Read more
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Oxford Mail
One of Oxfordshire's greatest military heroes to be honoured in his home villageon the 100th anniversary of his finest hour. Edward Brooks, one of just two Ox
One of Oxfordshire's greatest military heroes to be honoured in his home village
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
on the 100th anniversary of his finest hour. Edward Brooks, one of just two Oxfordshire soldiers to have been awarded the Victoria Cross, will be commemorated with a stone tribute in his home village of Oakley in Buckinghamshire next year. Oakley... Read more
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New Kerala
Soil from grave of WWI hero, Risaldar Badlu Singh, brought to India - newkerala.com #58064by the Haryana Government to honor the courage he showed on the battle-field. 9
Soil from grave of WWI hero, Risaldar Badlu Singh, brought to India - newkerala.com #58064
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
by the Haryana Government to honor the courage he showed on the battle-field. 98 years after Singh, a recipient of the Victoria Cross, sacrificed his life in Palestine as a solider of the British Indian Army during World War-I, soil from his... Read more
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The Mercury News
Camp Pendleton war dog loses leg in bomb blast, gets highest military honorwas there when when Lucca was awarded the Dickin Medal, considered "the animal
Camp Pendleton war dog loses leg in bomb blast, gets highest military honor
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
was there when when Lucca was awarded the Dickin Medal, considered "the animal equivalent of the United Kingdom's Victoria Cross" and the highest honor an animal can receive for military service. The medal was presented at Wellington... Read more
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The Young Witness
Fifty years after the Battle of Long Tan, the truth is still elusivewho led the battle, a dozen of his men will learn in July whether they will rec
Fifty years after the Battle of Long Tan, the truth is still elusive
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
who led the battle, a dozen of his men will learn in July whether they will receive gallantry medals, including a possible Victoria Cross. However, new research shows that recent Australian claims about the number of enemy soldiers killed in the... Read more
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The New Statesman
What it’s like to fall victim to the Mail Online’s aggregation machineof a few errors and some lyrical flights of fancy. McLelland’s journalistic res
What it’s like to fall victim to the Mail Online’s aggregation machine
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
of a few errors and some lyrical flights of fancy. McLelland’s journalistic research extended to discovering the name of a Victoria Cross winner buried in one of the cemeteries – then getting it wrong. Within the trade, lifting quotes and other... Read more
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The New Statesman
Commons Confidential: When Corbyn met Obamaof a few errors and some lyrical flights of fancy. McLelland’s journalistic res
Commons Confidential: When Corbyn met Obama
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
of a few errors and some lyrical flights of fancy. McLelland’s journalistic research extended to discovering the name of a Victoria Cross winner buried in one of the cemeteries – then getting it wrong. Within the trade, lifting quotes and other... Read more
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Pendle Today
Can you solve Thomas Whitham family mystery?away shortly after. Their mother was the granddaughter of Burnley First World
Can you solve Thomas Whitham family mystery?
Pendle Today / Posted 5 days ago
away shortly after. Their mother was the granddaughter of Burnley First World War hero Thomas Whitham who received the Victoria Cross for bravery. Mrs Brewster, who now lives in Worcestershire, said: “My parents split up when my sister and I... Read more
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Louth Leader
Mablethorpe man Jack receives top military French honourin attendance. Mr Quinn is also one of few war veterans who holds the Croix De
Mablethorpe man Jack receives top military French honour
Louth Leader / Posted 6 days ago
in attendance. Mr Quinn is also one of few war veterans who holds the Croix De Guerre - the French equivalent of the Victoria Cross. Jack was in the Royal Marines as a Corporal and was active during the D-Day landings and regularly returns... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Kenny honours VC winner in Sydney Anzac marchon Anzac Day he achieved a first, proudly taking part in the Sydney march, wear
Kenny honours VC winner in Sydney Anzac march
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
on Anzac Day he achieved a first, proudly taking part in the Sydney march, wearing a replica of his uncle, Bede Kenny’s Victoria Cross medal. “It was such a wonderful, moving experience,” he said of walking with other World War I... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Kenny honours VC winner in Sydney Anzac marchon Anzac Day he achieved a first, proudly taking part in the Sydney march, wear
Kenny honours VC winner in Sydney Anzac march
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
on Anzac Day he achieved a first, proudly taking part in the Sydney march, wearing a replica of his uncle, Bede Kenny’s Victoria Cross medal. “It was such a wonderful, moving experience,” he said of walking with other World War I... Read more
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Orange County Register
Camp Pendleton war dog loses leg in bomb blast, gets highest military honorwas there when when Lucca was awarded the Dickin Medal, considered “the animal
Camp Pendleton war dog loses leg in bomb blast, gets highest military honor
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
was there when when Lucca was awarded the Dickin Medal, considered “the animal equivalent of the United Kingdom’s Victoria Cross” and the highest honor an animal can receive for military service. The medal was presented at Wellington... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Barbara Windsor: I was unsure of public reaction after being made a damewill be on display to the public at Virgin Money Lounges in Haymarket and Eagle
Barbara Windsor: I was unsure of public reaction after being made a dame
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
will be on display to the public at Virgin Money Lounges in Haymarket and Eagle Place from May 9 to 15 to benefit the Victoria Cross Trust and War Memorials Trust. It will feature 20 portraits including depictions of the Queen, Lily Cole and... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Nation pauses to remember Anzac sacrificeon the roll of honour. Like us each had only one life, one life to serve others
Nation pauses to remember Anzac sacrifice
Sky News Australia / Posted 9 days ago
on the roll of honour. Like us each had only one life, one life to serve others and our nation. They chose us,' he said. Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith said he believed interest in the Anzacs was far from waning. 'It is probably... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Group Captain Bender returns to Chinchilla for first-ever Anzac Day addressbut across the entirety of the First World War. He re-told the story of Frank
Group Captain Bender returns to Chinchilla for first-ever Anzac Day address
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
but across the entirety of the First World War. He re-told the story of Frank McNamara, Australia’s first pilot to earn a Victoria Cross medal, who helped rescue a pilot who had been shot down over Turkish territory. “Keeping the spirit of Anzac... Read more
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express
OUTRAGE: Veterans' families furious as graves of British WWI heroes left to rot'decent jobs by... British war hero who died during marathon raises £40,000 fo
OUTRAGE: Veterans' families furious as graves of British WWI heroes left to rot
express / Posted 9 days ago
'decent jobs by... British war hero who died during marathon raises £40,000 for charity The cemetery, which includes two Victoria Cross winners, was abandoned by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) after the last Gulf War. CWGC blames... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
City salutes the Anzac spiritto pilot Frank McNamara who, against all odds, got himself and a friend back to
City salutes the Anzac spirit
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
to pilot Frank McNamara who, against all odds, got himself and a friend back to their home base and was awarded the only Victoria Cross that went to an Australian airman in World War I. “Whether in the trenches of Gallipoli, or in the skies... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
City salutes the Anzac spiritto pilot Frank McNamara who, against all odds, got himself and a friend back to
City salutes the Anzac spirit
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
to pilot Frank McNamara who, against all odds, got himself and a friend back to their home base and was awarded the only Victoria Cross that went to an Australian airman in World War I. “Whether in the trenches of Gallipoli, or in the skies... Read more
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Daily Mail
Thousands of war graves in Iraq marking WW1 soldiers left to crumblegrandfather is buried. 'They ended up losing their lives and nobody remembers
Thousands of war graves in Iraq marking WW1 soldiers left to crumble
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
grandfather is buried. 'They ended up losing their lives and nobody remembers them.' Included among the graves is that of Victoria Cross winner, Lieutenant-Commander Edward Cookson. Aged just 32 years old, Lt-Cdr Cookson was killed when he leapt... Read more
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Canberra Times
Throssell wins Anzac Day StakesA horse named after a Victoria Cross recipient has taken out the Listed Anzac D
Throssell wins Anzac Day Stakes
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
A horse named after a Victoria Cross recipient has taken out the Listed Anzac Day Stakes at Flemington. Two-year-old gelding Throssell, named after Gallipoli veteran Hugo Throssell, raced to victory in Monday's 1400m race at the Anzac Day meeting in... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Dawn Service at Gallipoli Marks ‘Defining Page’Bassett VC prize. The prize is awarded in honour of the only New Zealander to r
Dawn Service at Gallipoli Marks ‘Defining Page’
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Bassett VC prize. The prize is awarded in honour of the only New Zealander to receive the supreme gallantry award, the Victoria Cross, during the Gallipoli campaign. This year's winner was Stephanie Simpson of Marlborough Girls' College.... Read more
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Herald Sun
PM pays tribute to war that touched mostmarch was almost as long as last year's, which celebrated the 100-year annivers
PM pays tribute to war that touched most
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
march was almost as long as last year's, which celebrated the 100-year anniversary. "It shows that it is not waning," Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith said. "Importantly the next generation of Australians acknowledge that sacrifice... Read more
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Weekly Times
PM pays tribute to war that touched mostmarch was almost as long as last year's, which celebrated the 100-year annivers
PM pays tribute to war that touched most
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
march was almost as long as last year's, which celebrated the 100-year anniversary. "It shows that it is not waning," Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith said. "Importantly the next generation of Australians acknowledge that sacrifice... Read more
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Weekly Times
NSW arrest no match for Anzac eventsmatter where you are, if anything is going to happen, it's going to happen," sh
NSW arrest no match for Anzac events
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
matter where you are, if anything is going to happen, it's going to happen," she said while wearing her late husband's Victoria Cross on Monday. "We can't let it change our whole life." The scars of warfare were visible on two Vietnamese... Read more
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SportsFan
Throssell wins Anzac Day StakesA horse named after a Victoria Cross recipient has taken out the Listed Anzac D
Throssell wins Anzac Day Stakes
SportsFan / Posted 9 days ago
A horse named after a Victoria Cross recipient has taken out the Listed Anzac Day Stakes at Flemington. Two-year-old gelding Throssell, named after Gallipoli veteran Hugo Throssell, raced to victory in Monday's 1400m race at the Anzac Day meeting in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Anzac Day: Thousands gather to remember the fallen of the Western Frontdown at the Australian National Memorial near Villers-Bretonneux. Photo: Nick M
Anzac Day: Thousands gather to remember the fallen of the Western Front
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
down at the Australian National Memorial near Villers-Bretonneux. Photo: Nick Miller The Ode of Remembrance was read by Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Daniel Keighran. In just six weeks on the Somme in the summer of 1916, the Australian... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Anzac Day: Thousands gather to remember the fallen of the Western Frontthe beauty of life together. "Let us never forget each other and what truly bi
Anzac Day: Thousands gather to remember the fallen of the Western Front
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
the beauty of life together. "Let us never forget each other and what truly binds us." The Ode of Remembrance was read by Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Daniel Keighran. In just six weeks on the Somme in the summer of 1916, the Australian... Read more
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The Age
Anzac Day: Thousands gather to remember the fallen of the Western Frontthe beauty of life together. "Let us never forget each other and what truly bi
Anzac Day: Thousands gather to remember the fallen of the Western Front
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
the beauty of life together. "Let us never forget each other and what truly binds us." The Ode of Remembrance was read by Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Daniel Keighran. In just six weeks on the Somme in the summer of 1916, the Australian... Read more
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The Border Mail
In honour of Sergeant AlbyAlistair Hurst told hundreds of onlookers at Monday’s service the story of Albe
In honour of Sergeant Alby
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Alistair Hurst told hundreds of onlookers at Monday’s service the story of Albert David “Alby” Lowerson, who received the Victoria Cross for his service in World War I. The Army soldier died after WWII from leukaemia at the age of 49 and is... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Governor-General delves into Anzac pastde Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent
Governor-General delves into Anzac past
Sky News Australia / Posted 9 days ago
de Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent Australians attended the lunch, including Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Daniel Keighran and cycling star Cadel Evans. Amid reports of dwindling crowds for... Read more
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Perth Now
Red Baron heroes remembered in Francefrom honouring those past and present who have fought for the values we cherish
Red Baron heroes remembered in France
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
from honouring those past and present who have fought for the values we cherish and enjoy most. That’s the message from Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Dan Keighran as fears of terror attacks in places such as northern France and Turkey are... Read more
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Perth Now
MP slammed for ‘tacky’ Anzac tweetwe need most in one another and we need to embrace the ideals of the Anzac trad
MP slammed for ‘tacky’ Anzac tweet
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
we need most in one another and we need to embrace the ideals of the Anzac tradition in our day to day lives.” Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith said the Canberra turnout spoke for itself. “It shows that it is not waning. It is... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Mateparae - Anzac Day Dawn Serviceveteran of the South African War, served at Gallipoli with the Australian Imper
Mateparae - Anzac Day Dawn Service
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
veteran of the South African War, served at Gallipoli with the Australian Imperial Force. He was one of seven men awarded a Victoria Cross at Lone Pine. Shout was an ANZAC.101 years later, in 2016, we are in the middle year of the commemorative... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Anzac Day support ‘not waning’we need most in one another and we need to embrace the ideals of the Anzac trad
Anzac Day support ‘not waning’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
we need most in one another and we need to embrace the ideals of the Anzac tradition in our day to day lives.” Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith said the Canberra turnout spoke for itself. “It shows that it is not waning. It is... Read more
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Canberra Times
Anzac Day 2016: 55,000 gather for dawn service at the Australian War Memorialfrom No Man's Land. A lone voice pleaded through the fog, 'Don't forget me cobb
Anzac Day 2016: 55,000 gather for dawn service at the Australian War Memorial
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
from No Man's Land. A lone voice pleaded through the fog, 'Don't forget me cobber'. He didn't. We won't. We never will." Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith said it was a time to reflect on the effect of war on servicemen and women and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gallery: Your Anzac Day legendson board the Ulysses. He served in the 14th battalion with Captain Albert Jack
Gallery: Your Anzac Day legends
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
on board the Ulysses. He served in the 14th battalion with Captain Albert Jacka, the first Australian to be awarded the Victoria Cross. He fought in Gallipoli, Egypt and the Western Front. He was twice wounded, shot at Gallipoli and gassed at... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Red Baron heroes remembered in Francefrom honouring those past and present who have fought for the values we cherish
Red Baron heroes remembered in France
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
from honouring those past and present who have fought for the values we cherish and enjoy most. That’s the message from Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Dan Keighran as fears of terror attacks in places such as northern France and Turkey are... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Roberts-Smith says ANZAC Day 'still strong'Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith has pointed to an estimated 55,000 p
Roberts-Smith says ANZAC Day 'still strong'
Sky News Australia / Posted 10 days ago
Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith has pointed to an estimated 55,000 people who turned out for the dawn service in Canberra to show Anzac Day attendance is still strong. Mr Roberts-Smith said the next generation of Australians were... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Honour Bathurst's war heroes now, historian urgesSargeant has renewed his call for Bathurst to appropriately acknowledge local W
Honour Bathurst's war heroes now, historian urges
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
Sargeant has renewed his call for Bathurst to appropriately acknowledge local World War One heroes including Victoria Cross recipients Lieutenant Colonel Blair Anderson Wark VC, DSO and Lieutenant Arthur Charles Hall VC and war... Read more
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Western Advocate
Honour Bathurst's war heroes now, historian urgesSargeant has renewed his call for Bathurst to appropriately acknowledge local W
Honour Bathurst's war heroes now, historian urges
Western Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
Sargeant has renewed his call for Bathurst to appropriately acknowledge local World War One heroes including Victoria Cross recipients Lieutenant Colonel Blair Anderson Wark VC, DSO and Lieutenant Arthur Charles Hall VC and war... Read more
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Adelaide Now
GG delves into Anzac pastde Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent
GG delves into Anzac past
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
de Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent Australians attended the lunch, including Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Daniel Keighran and cycling star Cadel Evans. Amid reports of dwindling crowds for... Read more
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Herald Sun
GG delves into Anzac pastde Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent
GG delves into Anzac past
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
de Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent Australians attended the lunch, including Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Daniel Keighran and cycling star Cadel Evans. Amid reports of dwindling crowds for... Read more
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Weekly Times
GG delves into Anzac pastde Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent
GG delves into Anzac past
Weekly Times / Posted 10 days ago
de Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent Australians attended the lunch, including Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Daniel Keighran and cycling star Cadel Evans. Amid reports of dwindling crowds for... Read more
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The Courier Mail
GG delves into Anzac pastde Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent
GG delves into Anzac past
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
de Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent Australians attended the lunch, including Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Daniel Keighran and cycling star Cadel Evans. Amid reports of dwindling crowds for... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Dozens view Victoria CrossDozens of people filed through the doors of the North Otago Museum at the weeke
Dozens view Victoria Cross
Otago Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
Dozens of people filed through the doors of the North Otago Museum at the weekend to view the only Victoria Cross to be awarded to anyone from the Waitaki District. The medal was awarded posthumously to Donald Forrester Brown, of Oamaru. Museum... Read more
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News.com.au
GG delves into Anzac pastde Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent
GG delves into Anzac past
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
de Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent Australians attended the lunch, including Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Daniel Keighran and cycling star Cadel Evans. Amid reports of dwindling crowds for... Read more
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Perth Now
GG delves into Anzac pastde Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent
GG delves into Anzac past
Perth Now / Posted 10 days ago
de Bertangles, an Australian Corps headquarters in 1918. A number of prominent Australians attended the lunch, including Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Daniel Keighran and cycling star Cadel Evans. Amid reports of dwindling crowds for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fifty years after the Battle of Long Tan, the truth is still elusivewho led the battle, a dozen of his men will learn in July whether they will rec
Fifty years after the Battle of Long Tan, the truth is still elusive
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
who led the battle, a dozen of his men will learn in July whether they will receive gallantry medals, including a possible Victoria Cross. However, new research shows that recent Australian claims about the number of enemy soldiers killed in the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Anzac Day: We will never be bowedAustralia Network Charles Miranda in France, Brittany Vonow in Gallipoli & Pau
Anzac Day: We will never be bowed
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Australia Network Charles Miranda in France, Brittany Vonow in Gallipoli & Paul Toohey in IraqNews Corp Australia Network Victoria Cross Medal recipient Daniel Keighran said Australians should not live in fear and let the terrorists win. Picture:... Read more
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Adelaide Now
SA legacy that inspires one of our greatestof Australia’s most highly decorated living war heroes. When he marches today,
SA legacy that inspires one of our greatest
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
of Australia’s most highly decorated living war heroes. When he marches today, the 37-year-old father of two will carry a Victoria Cross on his chest, the memory of fallen comrades on his shoulders and the pride of his incredible family history in... Read more
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