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2014/10/22 15:09
2014/10/22 15:09
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PROUD relatives yesterday paid emotional tributes to a war hero who won the Victoria Cross after braving a storm of bullets during World War One. Veterans and council chiefs unveiled a paving stone...
2014/10/22 15:09
2014/10/22 15:09
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2014/10/22 11:19
2014/10/22 11:19
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The first man in Oldham to receive a Victoria Cross is to be honoured for his bravery with a permanent tribute in his home town. It will be unveiled by his relatives, community groups and dignitaries...
2014/10/20 05:07
2014/10/20 05:07
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West Australian residents are being urged to prepare their properties, with an above average risk of bushfires in southern parts of the state this summer. Cricketing legend Justin Langer is the new...
2014/10/19 23:41
2014/10/19 23:41
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Greater Taree City councillor Brad Christensen is calling for more families to wake early to attend Anzac Day dawn services. TONIGHT Brad Christensen will set his alarm to 4.30am. The new day will be...
2014/10/19 17:20
2014/10/19 17:20
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... image credit: File photo As the world recognizes the 100th anniversary of the First World War, the Victoria Symphony will premiere The Piper, a uniquely Canadian work by Oak Bay composer Tobin...
2014/10/18 03:34
2014/10/18 03:34
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TWICE in two years, I see Kerry Stokes’ eyes fill with tears. Once is when he talks of the mother he never knew, the poor girl forced to give him up for adoption. The other is when he talks about the...
2014/10/18 00:10
2014/10/18 00:10
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RACKET SMASHED: Drugs hidden in on a boat [IG] Veterans’ Retreat was set up to build a £27m “community village” to house badly injured troops. It was supported by Lance Corporal Beharry, 35, who was...
2014/10/17 01:19
2014/10/17 01:19
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... Power to be restored to hundreds of homes, businesses. The Bark King truck was raising its tipper at a business on Victoria Cross Parade when it hit powerlines earlier this morning. AusNet...
2014/10/15 18:53
2014/10/15 18:53
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A COMMEMORATIVE cap has been presented to an Army battalion in memory of a rugby playing winner of the Victoria Cross. The cap was given to the commanding officer of The Highlanders, 4th Battalion...
2014/10/14 20:38
2014/10/14 20:38
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British Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Sajid Javid, took part in a commemoration service for the martyrs of the First World War and laid a wreath at the 'Cross of Sacrifice' in...
2014/10/14 10:16
2014/10/14 10:16
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... doing his best to burn bridges with Liverpool FC – or whatever remnants still stand after his ill-fated six months in charge at Anfield. After half a year infuriating the red half of Merseyside...
2014/10/14 08:26
2014/10/14 08:26
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Liverpool Cricket Club staged its own commemoration of the outbreak of World War I by re-creating a celebratory dinner held in honour of a Merseyside war hero and former player. The seven-course...
2014/10/13 17:26
2014/10/13 17:26
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MONTREAL - Canada produced some of the First World War's top air aces. Here are sketches of some of the most prominent: William (Billy) Bishop Born in Owen Sound, Ont., on Feb. 8, 1894; died on...
2014/10/13 15:26
2014/10/13 15:26
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MONTREAL - For a country with a small population, Canada was well-represented among the ranks of the deadliest air aces of the First World War. Two Canadians � Billy Bishop and Raymond Collishaw �...
2014/10/13 08:31
2014/10/13 08:31
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Victoria Cross heroes from the Royal Norfolk Regiment to be honoured at County HallRex Parkinsons-Hare, vice chairman of Norfolk County Council who organised the ' Victoria Cross Commemorative Exhibit...
2014/10/12 22:12
2014/10/12 22:12
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MONTREAL - Alan McLeod was only a teenager when he won the Victoria Cross, the Commonwealth's highest award for valour, in the bullet-riddled skies over France in the First World War. The wounded...
2014/10/12 03:05
2014/10/12 03:05
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NICK O’Kearney let his football do the talking throughout the 2014 TAC Cup season. But on Friday night, it was the 17-year-old midfielder’s turn to deliver a strong message to next year’s crop of...
2014/10/11 07:16
2014/10/11 07:16
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Events marking the centenary year of the outbreak of World War I take place at Wandsworth Museum. Wandsworth was heavily involved supporting the troops fighting in the First World War, which began in...
2014/10/10 17:50
2014/10/10 17:50
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O’Leary, a man of courage, lived a life littered with examples of bravery and heroism. Photo by: findmypast Findmypast is working in partnership with IrishCentral to share fascinating insights into...
2014/10/08 14:00
2014/10/08 14:00
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Confederate Editor Already encouraged by the quality of school life at Victoria Cross Public School, new principal Karen Sims is most impressed with the staff and their commitment to not only their...
2014/10/22 15:09
2014/10/22 15:09
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