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The Border Mail
Aldi set to open store at estatethe year, with the German giant to open at White Box Rise. The discount retail
Aldi set to open store at estate
The Border Mail / Posted an hour ago
the year, with the German giant to open at White Box Rise. The discount retailer had its plans for the supermarket along Victoria Cross Parade approved by officers at Wodonga Council. An Aldi spokeswoman told The Border Mail the discount shop... Read more
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The Irish Times
Wherever the Firing Line Extends: Ireland and the Western Front reviewincluded Catholics, such as Lt Maurice Dease, from a landed family in Westmeath
Wherever the Firing Line Extends: Ireland and the Western Front review
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
included Catholics, such as Lt Maurice Dease, from a landed family in Westmeath and one of the first two winners of a Victoria Cross. A recent monument is that to the 2nd Munsters at the spot where they were immortalised receiving final... Read more
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The Irish Times
A history of the Irish in the first World War in two dozen monumentsplace. I was looking for Nimy Bridge, a railway bridge at which Lieut Maurice D
A history of the Irish in the first World War in two dozen monuments
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
place. I was looking for Nimy Bridge, a railway bridge at which Lieut Maurice Dease from Coole, Co Westmeath, won the first Victoria Cross of the war. Though wounded several times, Dease died at his machine-gun post during the Battle of Mons on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Blair Mayne's home on market for cut-price £625k after rising from ashes of fireDistinguished Service Order and mentioned in despatches. However, his supporte
Blair Mayne's home on market for cut-price £625k after rising from ashes of fire
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Distinguished Service Order and mentioned in despatches. However, his supporters to this day claim that he deserved the Victoria Cross, and a campaign to award him the honour posthumously is still active. After the end of the war, Mayne joined... Read more
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The Irish Times
Westmeath soldier who won Victoria Cross in 1914 rememberedMore than a century after he became the first winner of the Victoria Cross in t
Westmeath soldier who won Victoria Cross in 1914 remembered
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
More than a century after he became the first winner of the Victoria Cross in the first World War, Lieut Maurice Dease was remembered in his home village of Coole, Co Westmeath. A memorial cross and plaque were unveiled in the grounds of the Church... Read more
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chroniclelive
The stories of runaway Geordies who fought for armies abroad70% were British by birth.Captain George Burdon Mckean 1888-1926 Two North Eas
The stories of runaway Geordies who fought for armies abroad
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
70% were British by birth.Captain George Burdon Mckean 1888-1926 Two North East men serving with the Canadians won the Victoria Cross. George Burdon McKean was born in Willington, County Durham, and moved to Canada in 1902. He was a... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Bishop pays tribute to Newham hero Jack Cornwellthe Battle of Jutland, had died two months earlier after staying at his gun des
Bishop pays tribute to Newham hero Jack Cornwell
Newham Recorder / Posted 6 days ago
the Battle of Jutland, had died two months earlier after staying at his gun despite relentless German fire. He was given a Victoria Cross and mourned nationally as the epitome of the self-sacrifice Britain needed to win the First World War. On... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Park friends to mark centenary of First World War Hornchurch herotook off from Hornchurch Airfield - now the site of Hornchurch Country Park - S
Park friends to mark centenary of First World War Hornchurch hero
Romford Recorder / Posted 8 days ago
took off from Hornchurch Airfield - now the site of Hornchurch Country Park - Sunday, September 3 1916 and was awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery. To mark the historic date, the Friends of Ingrebourne Valley and Hornchurch Country Park... Read more
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birminghammail
'Unattractive' £10m Centenary Square revamp gets green lightcould still continue in the square, there would be minimal alterations to the H
'Unattractive' £10m Centenary Square revamp gets green light
birminghammail / Posted 9 days ago
could still continue in the square, there would be minimal alterations to the Hall of Memory - namely replacement of paving slabs and two stepped entrances replaced with ramps - and the Victoria Cross memorial stones would remain in the planting be... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Long Tan anniversary: some Vietnam veterans turned awayveterans of the war. Also turned away from the cross late on Thursday was 82 y
Long Tan anniversary: some Vietnam veterans turned away
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
veterans of the war. Also turned away from the cross late on Thursday was 82 year-old Keith Payne, the last surviving Victoria Cross recipient from the war, who was set to deliver the Ode of Remembrance at the site. Anniversary lapel pins are... Read more
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WA Today
Long Tan anniversary: some Vietnam veterans turned awayveterans of the war. Also turned away from the cross late on Thursday was 82 y
Long Tan anniversary: some Vietnam veterans turned away
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
veterans of the war. Also turned away from the cross late on Thursday was 82 year-old Keith Payne, the last surviving Victoria Cross recipient from the war, who was set to deliver the Ode of Remembrance at the site. Anniversary lapel pins are... Read more
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The Age
Long Tan anniversary: some Vietnam veterans turned awayveterans of the war. Also turned away from the cross late on Thursday was 82 y
Long Tan anniversary: some Vietnam veterans turned away
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
veterans of the war. Also turned away from the cross late on Thursday was 82 year-old Keith Payne, the last surviving Victoria Cross recipient from the war, who was set to deliver the Ode of Remembrance at the site. Anniversary lapel pins are... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Long Tan anniversary: some Vietnam veterans turned awayveterans of the war. Also turned away from the cross late on Thursday was 82 y
Long Tan anniversary: some Vietnam veterans turned away
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
veterans of the war. Also turned away from the cross late on Thursday was 82 year-old Keith Payne, the last surviving Victoria Cross recipient from the war, who was set to deliver the Ode of Remembrance at the site. Anniversary lapel pins are... Read more
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Canberra Times
Long Tan anniversary: some Vietnam veterans turned awayveterans of the war. Also turned away from the cross late on Thursday was 82 y
Long Tan anniversary: some Vietnam veterans turned away
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
veterans of the war. Also turned away from the cross late on Thursday was 82 year-old Keith Payne, the last surviving Victoria Cross recipient from the war, who was set to deliver the Ode of Remembrance at the site. Anniversary lapel pins are... Read more
109 related stories
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The Age
The fields of Fromelles: no glory here. Just shrapnel in the dustof those lost at Fromelles. Photo: Nick Miller VC Corner has been a cemetery f
The fields of Fromelles: no glory here. Just shrapnel in the dust
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
of those lost at Fromelles. Photo: Nick Miller VC Corner has been a cemetery for a long time now. Yet no one who won a Victoria Cross is buried in that little graveyard. It got its name because Australian troops a century ago reckoned you... Read more
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Canberra Times
The fields of Fromelles: no glory here. Just shrapnel in the dustof those lost at Fromelles. Photo: Nick Miller VC Corner has been a cemetery f
The fields of Fromelles: no glory here. Just shrapnel in the dust
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
of those lost at Fromelles. Photo: Nick Miller VC Corner has been a cemetery for a long time now. Yet no one who won a Victoria Cross is buried in that little graveyard. It got its name because Australian troops a century ago reckoned you... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The fields of Fromelles: no glory here. Just shrapnel in the dustof those lost at Fromelles. Photo: Nick Miller VC Corner has been a cemetery f
The fields of Fromelles: no glory here. Just shrapnel in the dust
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
of those lost at Fromelles. Photo: Nick Miller VC Corner has been a cemetery for a long time now. Yet no one who won a Victoria Cross is buried in that little graveyard. It got its name because Australian troops a century ago reckoned you... Read more
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Daily Mail
Vietnamese government cancels 50th anniversary of battle of Long Tanhave travelled to Vietnam to attend the service for Veterans Day - but Vietname
Vietnamese government cancels 50th anniversary of battle of Long Tan
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
have travelled to Vietnam to attend the service for Veterans Day - but Vietnamese authorities have cancelled the event Victoria Cross recipient and veteran Keith Payne (pictured) is among the servicemen who travelled to Vietnam for the... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Digger disgusted at town's war memorial defacedin town," Mr Willoughby said. The cenotaph proudly bares the names of the town
Digger disgusted at town's war memorial defaced
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
in town," Mr Willoughby said. The cenotaph proudly bares the names of the town's fallen servicemen and women including Victoria Cross recipients. Mr Willoughby's wife Kristine said the cenotaph had recently been restored with funds from the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Somme soldier's family meet 'saviour's' descendantsin northern France. Lt Geoffrey St George Shillington Cather brought him to sa
Somme soldier's family meet 'saviour's' descendants
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
in northern France. Lt Geoffrey St George Shillington Cather brought him to safety under enemy fire and was to receive the Victoria Cross for saving four people during the first two days of the First World War's most bloody battle. His heroics... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Ultimate Price: Can Military Sacrifice Trump Race? – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethicsso far without the dramatic sacrificial drama like the Khans at the Democratic
The Ultimate Price: Can Military Sacrifice Trump Race? – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
so far without the dramatic sacrificial drama like the Khans at the Democratic Convention. That time may come when a Muslim Victoria Cross winner stands for election. Even as integrated and successful a minority as Australian Jews put up with... Read more
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Daily Mail
The athletes who achieved Olympic glory before being killed at warWorld War 1 Most distinguished was Captain Noel Chavasse, a track and field at
The athletes who achieved Olympic glory before being killed at war
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
World War 1 Most distinguished was Captain Noel Chavasse, a track and field athlete He ran the 400m in London, earned 2 Victoria Crosses then died in 1916 Gold medalists from London 1908 and Stockholm 1912 were killed at war The book is The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Laziest opposition on planet' cries foul over proposed electoral boundary shiftthe name of the Aboriginal people of Yorke Peninsula. Ashford will become Badc
'Laziest opposition on planet' cries foul over proposed electoral boundary shift
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
the name of the Aboriginal people of Yorke Peninsula. Ashford will become Badcoe, named after Peter John Badcoe, a Victoria Cross winner who was killedin action during the Vietnam War.Mawson MP unfazed by proposal Tourism Minister Leon... Read more
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Northern Echo
Stage show celebrates the bravery of four brothersthree Germans, capturing many prisoners and taking out two machine guns. The y
Stage show celebrates the bravery of four brothers
Northern Echo / Posted 13 days ago
three Germans, capturing many prisoners and taking out two machine guns. The youngest brother, Roland, was awarded the Victoria Cross for his ‘conspicuous bravery and good leadership’. He was promoted to Brigadier-General aged 25, the youngest... Read more
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express
Mourners moved to discover friend was WWII war hero who saved hundreds of Jewish liveshis heroism only emerged at his funeral after the 91-year-old lost a long battl
Mourners moved to discover friend was WWII war hero who saved hundreds of Jewish lives
express / Posted 14 days ago
his heroism only emerged at his funeral after the 91-year-old lost a long battle with leukaemia. Related articles Double Victoria Cross winning WWI hero honoured with memorial stone Two arrests over murder of 80-year-old war hero attacked at... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Mel Gibson: "You get barking mad in your 50s, then you settle down"medic who refused to carry a gun, saved 75 wounded soldiers under Japanese fire
Mel Gibson: "You get barking mad in your 50s, then you settle down"
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
medic who refused to carry a gun, saved 75 wounded soldiers under Japanese fire, and won the Medal of Honour – the American Victoria Cross. Through the smoke being pumped from a car driving around and around a newly created hill, Sam Worthington... Read more
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WA Today
Mel Gibson: "You get barking mad in your 50s, then you settle down"medic who refused to carry a gun, saved 75 wounded soldiers under Japanese fire
Mel Gibson: "You get barking mad in your 50s, then you settle down"
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
medic who refused to carry a gun, saved 75 wounded soldiers under Japanese fire, and won the Medal of Honour – the American Victoria Cross. Through the smoke being pumped from a car driving around and around a newly created hill, Sam Worthington... Read more
24 related stories
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The Age
Mel Gibson: "You get barking mad in your 50s, then you settle down"medic who refused to carry a gun, saved 75 wounded soldiers under Japanese fire
Mel Gibson: "You get barking mad in your 50s, then you settle down"
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
medic who refused to carry a gun, saved 75 wounded soldiers under Japanese fire, and won the Medal of Honour – the American Victoria Cross. Through the smoke being pumped from a car driving around and around a newly created hill, Sam Worthington... Read more
24 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Mel Gibson: "You get barking mad in your 50s, then you settle down"medic who refused to carry a gun, saved 75 wounded soldiers under Japanese fire
Mel Gibson: "You get barking mad in your 50s, then you settle down"
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
medic who refused to carry a gun, saved 75 wounded soldiers under Japanese fire, and won the Medal of Honour – the American Victoria Cross. Through the smoke being pumped from a car driving around and around a newly created hill, Sam Worthington... Read more
24 related stories
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Canberra Times
Mel Gibson: "You get barking mad in your 50s, then you settle down"medic who refused to carry a gun, saved 75 wounded soldiers under Japanese fire
Mel Gibson: "You get barking mad in your 50s, then you settle down"
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
medic who refused to carry a gun, saved 75 wounded soldiers under Japanese fire, and won the Medal of Honour – the American Victoria Cross. Through the smoke being pumped from a car driving around and around a newly created hill, Sam Worthington... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The bravest sniffer dog of World War 2 denied a medal then put downthe task of making sure the forest was clear of mines before Britain’s Prime Mi
The bravest sniffer dog of World War 2 denied a medal then put down
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
the task of making sure the forest was clear of mines before Britain’s Prime Minister visited. Dickin Medal - the animal 'Victoria Cross' At the end of the war, Rex was recommended for the RSPCA For Valour Medal. His platoon commander, Lt Peter... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Sharp victory for fallen Long Tan soldierreading the speech is Mark Donaldson VC, and that is tremendous as far as I’m c
Sharp victory for fallen Long Tan soldier
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 days ago
reading the speech is Mark Donaldson VC, and that is tremendous as far as I’m concerned,” Mr O’Halloran said. “It always is a serviceman in uniform and it can be a major-general or general or anybody, but a Victoria Cross winner is just magnificen... Read more
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birminghammail
'We're sticking by Centenary Square plans' say city leadersBirmingham are removed and the square levelled. The only concession is that pl
'We're sticking by Centenary Square plans' say city leaders
birminghammail / Posted 16 days ago
Birmingham are removed and the square levelled. The only concession is that plans to move slabs dedicated to Birmigham’s Victoria Cross heroes have been dropped and they will stay in place. Read More It is also argued that the water feature, a... Read more
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The Border Mail
Shy lady nabbed from homeis on the move, after thieves stole it from a front garden in Wodonga. Police
Shy lady nabbed from home
The Border Mail / Posted 16 days ago
is on the move, after thieves stole it from a front garden in Wodonga. Police believe the ‘shy lady’ was taken from a Victoria Cross Parade property between Sunday July 31 and Tuesday August 2. The statue is white in colour and stands about... Read more
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The Age
Hollywood stars Pacino, Baldwin and Garcia embroiled in Melbourne legal spatDay weekend, Fawkner also offers the opportunity to pay your respects to that s
Hollywood stars Pacino, Baldwin and Garcia embroiled in Melbourne legal spat
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
Day weekend, Fawkner also offers the opportunity to pay your respects to that scallywag general Sir Thomas Blamey, and Victoria Cross winners William Ruthven and Issy Smith. Visitors can join in an hour-long tour by bike of the city's oldest... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Hollywood stars Pacino, Baldwin and Garcia embroiled in Melbourne legal spatDay weekend, Fawkner also offers the opportunity to pay your respects to that s
Hollywood stars Pacino, Baldwin and Garcia embroiled in Melbourne legal spat
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Day weekend, Fawkner also offers the opportunity to pay your respects to that scallywag general Sir Thomas Blamey, and Victoria Cross winners William Ruthven and Issy Smith. Visitors can join in an hour-long tour by bike of the city's oldest... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making GamesHe fought against hopeless odds and made the enemy temporarily withdraw, enabli
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 16 days ago
He fought against hopeless odds and made the enemy temporarily withdraw, enabling survivors to get clear. He received the Victoria Cross. About Heroes & Generals Heroes & Generals is a free-to-play Massively Online FPS with a strategic... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Australia recognizes 10 soldiers' courage in Vietnam Wareight battle veterans were honoured, including Smith. He was awarded the Star o
Australia recognizes 10 soldiers' courage in Vietnam War
Brandon Sun / Posted 17 days ago
eight battle veterans were honoured, including Smith. He was awarded the Star of Gallantry, the highest honour after the Victoria Cross. He has since campaigned relentlessly to have others recognized. Wednesday's verdict of the Defence Honors... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Australia recognizes 10 soldiers' courage in Vietnam Waronly eight battle veterans were honored, including Smith. He was awarded the St
Australia recognizes 10 soldiers' courage in Vietnam War
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 17 days ago
only eight battle veterans were honored, including Smith. He was awarded the Star of Gallantry, the highest honor after the Victoria Cross. [Article continues below] He has since campaigned relentlessly to have others recognized. Wednesday's... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battlewent retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battle
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 17 days ago
went retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he has long argued should have received the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the fierce battle of Long Tan in Vietnam. As commanding officer of 6RAR's D Company,... Read more
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The Young Witness
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battlewent retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battle
The Young Witness / Posted 17 days ago
went retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he has long argued should have received the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the fierce battle of Long Tan in Vietnam. As commanding officer of 6RAR's D Company,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battlewent retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battle
Western Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
went retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he has long argued should have received the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the fierce battle of Long Tan in Vietnam. As commanding officer of 6RAR's D Company,... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battlewent retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battle
Kiama Independent / Posted 17 days ago
went retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he has long argued should have received the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the fierce battle of Long Tan in Vietnam. As commanding officer of 6RAR's D Company,... Read more
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Manning River Times
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battlewent retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battle
Manning River Times / Posted 17 days ago
went retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he has long argued should have received the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the fierce battle of Long Tan in Vietnam. As commanding officer of 6RAR's D Company,... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battlewent retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battle
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 17 days ago
went retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he has long argued should have received the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the fierce battle of Long Tan in Vietnam. As commanding officer of 6RAR's D Company,... Read more
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The North West Star
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battlewent retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battle
The North West Star / Posted 17 days ago
went retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he has long argued should have received the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the fierce battle of Long Tan in Vietnam. As commanding officer of 6RAR's D Company,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battlewent retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battle
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
went retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he has long argued should have received the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the fierce battle of Long Tan in Vietnam. As commanding officer of 6RAR's D Company,... Read more
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The Border Mail
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battlewent retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battle
The Border Mail / Posted 17 days ago
went retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he has long argued should have received the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the fierce battle of Long Tan in Vietnam. As commanding officer of 6RAR's D Company,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battlewent retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battle
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
went retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he has long argued should have received the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the fierce battle of Long Tan in Vietnam. As commanding officer of 6RAR's D Company,... Read more
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The Courier
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battlewent retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he
Half a century on, 'justice is done' as honours flow for the soldiers of Vietnam's Long Tan battle
The Courier / Posted 17 days ago
went retired Lieutenant-Colonel Harry Smith's description of Jack Kirby, who he has long argued should have received the Victoria Cross for his bravery during the fierce battle of Long Tan in Vietnam. As commanding officer of 6RAR's D Company,... Read more
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