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Horse and Hound
War horse Sergeant Reckless honoured with animal 'Victoria Cross'The animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross has been awarded to a “life-saving”
War horse Sergeant Reckless honoured with animal 'Victoria Cross'
Horse and Hound / Posted an hour ago
The animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross has been awarded to a “life-saving” horse who served in the Korean War. Sergeant Reckless was posthumously recognised for her bravery and devotion with the PDSA Dickin Medal on the 63rd anniversary of the... Read more
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The Columbian
U.S. Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valoris the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and
U.S. Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
The Columbian / Posted 8 hours ago
is the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and billed as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross — Britain’s top award for military valor. Since 1943, the medal has recognized gallantry by animals serving... Read more
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Air Force Times
Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valoris the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and
Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
Air Force Times / Posted 20 hours ago
is the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and billed as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross — Britain's top award for military valor. Since 1943, the medal has recognized gallantry by animals serving... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valoris the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 21 hours ago
is the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and billed as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross - Britain's top award for military valor. Since 1943, the medal has recognized gallantry by animals serving... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valoris the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 21 hours ago
is the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and billed as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross - Britain's top award for military valor. Since 1943, the medal has recognized gallantry by animals serving... Read more
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KXXV Waco
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valoris the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
KXXV Waco / Posted 21 hours ago
is the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and billed as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross - Britain's top award for military valor. Since 1943, the medal has recognized gallantry by animals serving... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valoris the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 hours ago
is the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and billed as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross - Britain's top award for military valor. Since 1943, the medal has recognized gallantry by animals serving... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valoris the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
is the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and billed as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross " Britain's top award for military valor. Since 1943, the medal has recognized gallantry by animals serving... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Horse who served in Korean war honoured with Dickin MedalAn American horse has been awarded the animal version of the Victoria Cross on
Horse who served in Korean war honoured with Dickin Medal
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
An American horse has been awarded the animal version of the Victoria Cross on the 63rd anniversary of the end of the Korean War. The chestnut mare, Sergeant Reckless, became the 68th animal to receive the PDSA Dickin Medal in a ceremony at the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valorbattles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Meda
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
battles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal " known as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross " for her bravery and devotion to duty during the Korean war 1950 until 1953. (AP Photo/Frank... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valoris the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted yesterday
is the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and billed as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross — Britain's top award for military valor. Since 1943, the medal has recognized gallantry by animals serving... Read more
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Salon.com
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valoris the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
is the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and billed as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross — Britain’s top award for military valor. Since 1943, the medal has recognized gallantry by animals serving... Read more
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FOX Carolina
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valoris the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
is the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and billed as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross - Britain's top award for military valor. Since 1943, the medal has recognized gallantry by animals serving... Read more
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Darien News-Review
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valorbattles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Meda
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
battles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal – known as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross – for her bravery and devotion to duty during the Korean war 1950 until 1953. less Horse Haldalgo,... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valoris the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
is the 68th recipient of the medal, awarded by the PDSA veterinary charity and billed as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross - Britain's top award for military valor. Since 1943, the medal has recognized gallantry by animals serving... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valorbattles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Meda
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
battles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal – known as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross – for her bravery and devotion to duty during the Korean war 1950 until 1953. less Horse Haldalgo,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valorbattles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Meda
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
battles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal – known as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross – for her bravery and devotion to duty during the Korean war 1950 until 1953. less Horse Haldalgo,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valorbloodiest battles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA D
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
bloodiest battles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal – known as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross – for her bravery and devotion to duty during the Korean war 1950 until 1953. (AP Photo/Frank Augs... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valorbattles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Meda
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
battles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal – known as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross – for her bravery and devotion to duty during the Korean war 1950 until 1953. less Horse Haldalgo,... Read more
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The New Canaan News
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valorbattles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Meda
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
battles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal – known as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross – for her bravery and devotion to duty during the Korean war 1950 until 1953. less Horse Haldalgo,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valorbattles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Meda
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
battles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal – known as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross – for her bravery and devotion to duty during the Korean war 1950 until 1953. less Horse Haldalgo,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valorbattles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Meda
US Marine Corps horse honored for Korean War valor
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
battles in modern military history, has today been awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal – known as the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross – for her bravery and devotion to duty during the Korean war 1950 until 1953. less Horse Haldalgo,... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Paving stone tributes for First World War double VC hero Noel ChavasseWorld War hero Captain Noel Chavasse have been welcomed by his family. The Oxf
Paving stone tributes for First World War double VC hero Noel Chavasse
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
World War hero Captain Noel Chavasse have been welcomed by his family. The Oxford-born doctor was the only man to win the Victoria Cross twice during the First World War. One hundred years on from his brave actions on Tuesday, August 9, 1916, a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Paving stone tributes for First World War double VC hero Noel ChavasseWorld War hero Captain Noel Chavasse have been welcomed by his family. The Oxf
Paving stone tributes for First World War double VC hero Noel Chavasse
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
World War hero Captain Noel Chavasse have been welcomed by his family. The Oxford-born doctor was the only man to win the Victoria Cross twice during the First World War. One hundred years on from his brave actions on Tuesday, August 9, 1916, a... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Butler County Fair resultsNuss Arts & Crafts - Household - Embroidery - Pillow Case - Embroidery First:
Butler County Fair results
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
Nuss Arts & Crafts - Household - Embroidery - Pillow Case - Embroidery First: Helen Tincher Second: Lois Nuss Third: Victoria Cross Fourth: Judy Baker Arts & Crafts - Household - Embroidery - Dresser Scarf - Embroidery First: Helen... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Mural to brighten wall at car parkhave a military theme. This would be in keeping with the RSA's internal artwor
Mural to brighten wall at car park
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
have a military theme. This would be in keeping with the RSA's internal artwork, which features a painting of New Zealand Victoria Cross winner Willie Apiata overseeing business behind the bar. RSA member and mural advocate Mike Court said his... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Long Tan veterans fight for gallantry awardsSmith wants the distinguished conduct medal awarded to former member of D compa
Long Tan veterans fight for gallantry awards
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Smith wants the distinguished conduct medal awarded to former member of D company, Jack Kirby, upgraded to a Victoria Cross for his courage during the Battle of Long Tan.(Supplied: Australian War Memorial) One of the most contentious... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 25Royal Flying Corps Capt. Lanoe Hawker becomes the first British military aviato
July 25
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
Royal Flying Corps Capt. Lanoe Hawker becomes the first British military aviator, and third overall, to earn the Victoria Cross, for defeating three German two-seat observation aircraft in one day, over the Western Front during World War... Read more
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The Border Mail
Skills on display in Francefrom Korea to Vietnam,” he said. “Uniforms have changed 1000 times and I’ve cr
Skills on display in France
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
from Korea to Vietnam,” he said. “Uniforms have changed 1000 times and I’ve created most of the medals, including five Victoria Cross medals. “All of them have stories.” When Mr Johnston was discharged in 1986, he was among a shrinking group... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
100 years on from the battle of Pozieresnurses who helped save thousands more. Fittingly, the memorial site honours Ro
100 years on from the battle of Pozieres
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
nurses who helped save thousands more. Fittingly, the memorial site honours Rockhampton man John Leek who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his efforts in the battle. Mr Leek was one of two Queenslanders to be awarded the honour, along with... Read more
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Manning River Times
The man who stole Pompey’s medalsShah Reza Pahlavi. In his service Clark was awarded the Gold Star of Valour, ap
The man who stole Pompey’s medals
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
Shah Reza Pahlavi. In his service Clark was awarded the Gold Star of Valour, apparently then the Persian equivalent of the Victoria Cross, again for rescuing wounded men. He fought for the Omani forces and was decorated by the Sultan Qaboos bin... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The man who stole Pompey’s medalsShah Reza Pahlavi. In his service Clark was awarded the Gold Star of Valour, ap
The man who stole Pompey’s medals
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Shah Reza Pahlavi. In his service Clark was awarded the Gold Star of Valour, apparently then the Persian equivalent of the Victoria Cross, again for rescuing wounded men. He fought for the Omani forces and was decorated by the Sultan Qaboos bin... Read more
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News.com.au
Diggers find final peace at Poziereslad with his leg lying beside him.” Lieutenant-General Campbell told the memor
Diggers find final peace at Pozieres
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
lad with his leg lying beside him.” Lieutenant-General Campbell told the memorial that five Australians received the Victoria Cross for their actions at Pozieres. “The efforts of the 1st Anzac Corps at Pozieres were remarkable but the costs... Read more
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Perth Now
Diggers find final peace at Poziereslad with his leg lying beside him.” Lieutenant-General Campbell told the memor
Diggers find final peace at Pozieres
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
lad with his leg lying beside him.” Lieutenant-General Campbell told the memorial that five Australians received the Victoria Cross for their actions at Pozieres. “The efforts of the 1st Anzac Corps at Pozieres were remarkable but the costs... Read more
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Herald Sun
Diggers find final peace at Poziereslad with his leg lying beside him.” Lieutenant-General Campbell told the memor
Diggers find final peace at Pozieres
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
lad with his leg lying beside him.” Lieutenant-General Campbell told the memorial that five Australians received the Victoria Cross for their actions at Pozieres. “The efforts of the 1st Anzac Corps at Pozieres were remarkable but the costs... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Diggers find final peace at Poziereslad with his leg lying beside him.” Lieutenant-General Campbell told the memor
Diggers find final peace at Pozieres
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
lad with his leg lying beside him.” Lieutenant-General Campbell told the memorial that five Australians received the Victoria Cross for their actions at Pozieres. “The efforts of the 1st Anzac Corps at Pozieres were remarkable but the costs... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Diggers find final peace at Poziereslad with his leg lying beside him.” Lieutenant-General Campbell told the memor
Diggers find final peace at Pozieres
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
lad with his leg lying beside him.” Lieutenant-General Campbell told the memorial that five Australians received the Victoria Cross for their actions at Pozieres. “The efforts of the 1st Anzac Corps at Pozieres were remarkable but the costs... Read more
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Express and Star
Stone laid for Tipton war hero who earned the Victoria Cross « Express & Starto 4pm. The commemorative paving stone, funded through a Government scheme to
Stone laid for Tipton war hero who earned the Victoria Cross « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 5 days ago
to 4pm. The commemorative paving stone, funded through a Government scheme to remember First World War recipients of the Victoria Cross, was unveiled at the park’s war memorial in the park by members of Corporal Davies’ family. The Mayor of... Read more
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Perth Now
Nine: Sonia Kruger will be backgoing to dive down to the bottom of the pool to see if his brain is there,” Sty
Nine: Sonia Kruger will be back
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
going to dive down to the bottom of the pool to see if his brain is there,” Stynes said after seeing a photo of the Victoria Cross recipient in a swimming pool. Stynes apologised for the slight but it made no difference. The Circle lost... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Nine: Sonia Kruger will be backgoing to dive down to the bottom of the pool to see if his brain is there,” Sty
Nine: Sonia Kruger will be back
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
going to dive down to the bottom of the pool to see if his brain is there,” Stynes said after seeing a photo of the Victoria Cross recipient in a swimming pool. Stynes apologised for the slight but it made no difference. The Circle lost... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nine: Sonia Kruger will be backgoing to dive down to the bottom of the pool to see if his brain is there,” Sty
Nine: Sonia Kruger will be back
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
going to dive down to the bottom of the pool to see if his brain is there,” Stynes said after seeing a photo of the Victoria Cross recipient in a swimming pool. Stynes apologised for the slight but it made no difference. The Circle lost... Read more
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News.com.au
Nine: Sonia Kruger will be backgoing to dive down to the bottom of the pool to see if his brain is there,” Sty
Nine: Sonia Kruger will be back
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
going to dive down to the bottom of the pool to see if his brain is there,” Stynes said after seeing a photo of the Victoria Cross recipient in a swimming pool. Stynes apologised for the slight but it made no difference. The Circle lost... Read more
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Herald Sun
Nine: Sonia Kruger will be backgoing to dive down to the bottom of the pool to see if his brain is there,” Sty
Nine: Sonia Kruger will be back
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
going to dive down to the bottom of the pool to see if his brain is there,” Stynes said after seeing a photo of the Victoria Cross recipient in a swimming pool. Stynes apologised for the slight but it made no difference. The Circle lost... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Nine: Sonia Kruger will be backgoing to dive down to the bottom of the pool to see if his brain is there,” Sty
Nine: Sonia Kruger will be back
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
going to dive down to the bottom of the pool to see if his brain is there,” Stynes said after seeing a photo of the Victoria Cross recipient in a swimming pool. Stynes apologised for the slight but it made no difference. The Circle lost... Read more
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express
First Wold War hero gets a memorial in home city 100 years after he won Victoria Cross A FORGOTTEN First World War hero is finally to get his own memorial in his ho
First Wold War hero gets a memorial in home city 100 years after he won Victoria Cross
express / Posted 6 days ago
A FORGOTTEN First World War hero is finally to get his own memorial in his home city - 100 YEARS to the day that he won the Victoria Cross. WWI hero Corporal... Read more
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Herald Sun
League’s Gallipoli heroesagain, this time during the horrific battle of Pozieres. On this occasion the N
League’s Gallipoli heroes
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
again, this time during the horrific battle of Pozieres. On this occasion the Newcastle coal trimmer was recommended for a Victoria Cross. His recommendation, signed by Major General H B Walker, GOC of the 1st Division, reads: “At Pozieres,... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norwich’s forgotten war hero Sidney Day to have permanent memorialLakenham when he returned home a hero. A memorial remembering Sidney Day, who
Norwich’s forgotten war hero Sidney Day to have permanent memorial
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
Lakenham when he returned home a hero. A memorial remembering Sidney Day, who was awarded the highest military honour, the Victoria Cross, for saving the lives of countless others, will be placed at the landmark war memorial facing City... Read more
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The Courier
The man who stole Pompey’s medalsShah Reza Pahlavi. In his service Clark was awarded the Gold Star of Valour, ap
The man who stole Pompey’s medals
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Shah Reza Pahlavi. In his service Clark was awarded the Gold Star of Valour, apparently then the Persian equivalent of the Victoria Cross, again for rescuing wounded men. He fought for the Omani forces and was decorated by the Sultan Qaboos bin... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norwich’s forgotten war hero Sidney Day to have permanent memorialLakenham when he returned home a hero. A memorial remembering Sidney Day, who
Norwich’s forgotten war hero Sidney Day to have permanent memorial
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 6 days ago
Lakenham when he returned home a hero. A memorial remembering Sidney Day, who was awarded the highest military honour, the Victoria Cross, for saving the lives of countless others, will be placed at the landmark war memorial facing City... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham Mail breaking news live on July 20J11 Cannock and Junction 10 at Walsall. 07:44Black Country war hero remembered
Birmingham Mail breaking news live on July 20
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
J11 Cannock and Junction 10 at Walsall. 07:44Black Country war hero remembered 100 years after heroic actions earned him Victoria Cross Sandwell Council has just sent out this tweet remembering a true hero. One hundred years ago today the brave... Read more
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