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The News and Star
Cumbrian sailor's medals could make £15,000 at AuctionA rare gallantry medal awarded to a Cumbrian sailor who just missed out on gett
The News and Star / Posted 6 hours ago
A rare gallantry medal awarded to a Cumbrian sailor who just missed out on getting the Victoria Cross is likely to sell for up to £15,000 next week. The Conspicuous Gallantry Medal for service in the Crimean War, along with a Naval Long Service and... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Cumbrian sailor's medals could make £15,000 at AuctionA rare gallantry medal awarded to a Cumbrian sailor who just missed out on gett
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 hours ago
A rare gallantry medal awarded to a Cumbrian sailor who just missed out on getting the Victoria Cross is likely to sell for up to £15,000 next week. The Conspicuous Gallantry Medal for service in the Crimean War, along with a Naval Long Service and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Theatre production to commemorate war hero set to air next weekof Burnley’s war heroes will take place next week. ‘Our Tommy’ looks at the li
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
of Burnley’s war heroes will take place next week. ‘Our Tommy’ looks at the life of Thomas Whitham, who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his heroic actions during the Battle of Ypres, Belgium, in 1917, during the First World War. The... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
War hero's legacy lives on at Towneley Hallwar. Year 12 pupils from Thomas Whitham Sixth Form were given a guided tour an
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
war. Year 12 pupils from Thomas Whitham Sixth Form were given a guided tour and were able to hold soldier Thomas Whitham's Victoria Cross. A spokesman for the school said: "It was a special moment for all concerned as the sixth form's namesake was... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Drove Orchards at Thornham celebrate 65th anniversary with open day and new ciderHunstanton, in 1952. Major David Jamieson first planted the orchards that exis
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Hunstanton, in 1952. Major David Jamieson first planted the orchards that exist today in the 1950s when, having won the Victoria Cross for his part in the Normandy Landings, aged 23, he decided to return to his family home. He said at the time... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Signalling problem delays trains between Suffolk, Essex and London – see full list of affected servicesA Suffolk war hero who was one of just six men in the county to win a Victoria
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
A Suffolk war hero who was one of just six men in the county to win a Victoria Cross medal in the First World War has been permanently commemorated with a paving stone memorial on the eve of the centenary of his exploits.... Read more
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Ipswich Star
East of England Co-op begins work on homes in Cauldwell Hall Road, IpswichA Suffolk war hero who was one of just six men in the county to win a Victoria
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
A Suffolk war hero who was one of just six men in the county to win a Victoria Cross medal in the First World War has been permanently commemorated with a paving stone memorial on the eve of the centenary of his exploits.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
How a WWI Victoria Cross recipient inspired a NSW townVictoria Cross centenary: Alstonville remembers its WWI hero Patrick Bugden Ph
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Victoria Cross centenary: Alstonville remembers its WWI hero Patrick Bugden Photo: Patrick 'Paddy' Bugden posthumously received the Victoria Cross for his bravery during World War I in Belgium. (Supplied: Alstonville RSL Sub Branch) In the midst of... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Copdock Victoria Cross veteran remembered 100 years on from brave deeds at Ypres Dedication of the centenary paving stone for the Copdock born VC Hero, W H He
Ipswich Star / Posted 3 days ago
Dedication of the centenary paving stone for the Copdock born VC Hero, W H Hewitt. Lord Lieutenant of Suffok, Countess Euston, Jennifer Jones, Village Recorder, Diana... Read more
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The Inyo Register
Sept. 17)– Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, Indian businessman and politician (d. 1973) 1881 – A
The Inyo Register / Posted 3 days ago
– Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, Indian businessman and politician (d. 1973) 1881 – Alfred Carpenter, English admiral, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1955) 1883 – William Carlos Williams, American poet, short story writer, and essayist (d.... Read more
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Gazette
Second World War hero from Uley recommended for Victoria Cross diesA MAN from Uley who was recommended for the Victoria Cross for his heroic actio
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
A MAN from Uley who was recommended for the Victoria Cross for his heroic actions during one of the biggest battles of the Second World War has died. Brigadier Mike Dauncey was part of the massive airborne contingent in the infamous Operation Market... Read more
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Gazette News
Family of First World War hero visit recovery centre named after double Victoria Cross legendduty, they always wanted to help others,” said Camilla. “Even when Noel carrie
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
duty, they always wanted to help others,” said Camilla. “Even when Noel carried out those acts which saw him awarded the Victoria Cross, he didn’t feel like he was being brave. It was just the way he was, he just wanted to help his men.” She... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow to honour airmen who saved Britainby Barrow's other memorials. One for the submariner's memorial, the second at B
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
by Barrow's other memorials. One for the submariner's memorial, the second at Barrow railway station, and the third at the Victoria Cross marker in Barrow Park. The march will begin at the town hall at 11.30am, Sunday September 17, before marching... Read more
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Daily Record
Victoria Cross hero honoured with Glenmavis tributeactions of Glenmavis war hero Sergeant John Carmichael were remembered at a cer
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
actions of Glenmavis war hero Sergeant John Carmichael were remembered at a ceremony exactly 100 years after he earned the Victoria Cross on the battlefields of World War I. The ceremony was attended by dozens of Sergeant Carmichael’s descendants,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Don't start another Korean war Mr Trump, I still have nightmares of the last oneback to base; 522 were captured, including Tommy. Another 281 were killed, inc
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
back to base; 522 were captured, including Tommy. Another 281 were killed, including Lieutenant Philip Curtis, who won the Victoria Cross for sacrificing his life to destroy an enemy machine gun nest above the Glosters’ trenches. Their heroic... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Vietnam soldier ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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The Young Witness
Vietnam soldier ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Western Advocate
Vietnam soldier ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Vietnam soldier ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Manning River Times
Vietnam soldier ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Manning River Times / Posted 7 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Vietnam soldier ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 7 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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The North West Star
Vietnam soldier ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Vietnam soldier ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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The Border Mail
Vietnam soldier ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleIan Reid is a candidate for a Victoria Cross serving in Veitnam as a rifleman a
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Ian Reid is a candidate for a Victoria Cross serving in Veitnam as a rifleman and medical officer, aiding a fellow soldier shielding them in the line of fire for 39 minutes. Photo: Dion Georgopoulos Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Vietnam soldier ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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The Courier
Vietnam soldier ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Public can see Metro rail EISwill have new and direct access to CBD metro stations including Martin Place, P
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
will have new and direct access to CBD metro stations including Martin Place, Pitt Street and Barangaroo as well as Victoria Cross in North Sydney, Chatswood and Macquarie Park. On the Bankstown Line there is currently up to eight trains an... Read more
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Canberra Times
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Western Advocate
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Western Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Manning River Times
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 8 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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The North West Star
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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The Border Mail
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleIan Reid is a candidate for a Victoria Cross serving in Veitnam as a rifleman a
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Ian Reid is a candidate for a Victoria Cross serving in Veitnam as a rifleman and medical officer, aiding a fellow soldier shielding them in the line of fire for 39 minutes. Photo: Dion Georgopoulos Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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The Courier
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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The Age
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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The Young Witness
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
The Young Witness / Posted 8 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Vietnam solider ignored official procedures to help mate shot in battleheard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Award
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
heard. Brisbane veteran Ian Reid has appealed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal for consideration for a Victoria Cross, the highest award bestowed to Australian Defence personnel who have shown gallantry or valour in the presence... Read more
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Canberra Times
Nearly 50 years after Vietnam heroism, veteran Ian Reid considered for Victoria Cross Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal sitting in Canberra will be asked t
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal sitting in Canberra will be asked to award him Australia's highest honour, the Victoria Cross. Mr Reid, who lives in Brisbane, will be one of four witnesses at the hearing. Get the latest news and... Read more
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The North West Star
Nearly 50 years after Vietnam heroism, Ian Reid considered for Victoria CrossDefence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal sitting in Canberra will be asked t
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal sitting in Canberra will be asked to award him Australia's highest honour, the Victoria Cross. Mr Reid, who lives in Brisbane, will be one of four witnesses at the hearing. "Although it has been 47... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra Now: News in 90 seconds for September 11, 2017to be the best day of the week, with a top of 23. Here's the news you need to
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
to be the best day of the week, with a top of 23. Here's the news you need to start the day: Panel to consider bid for a Victoria Cross Vietnam veteran Ian Reid. Photo: Dion Georgopoulos A Defence tribunal sitting in Canberra on Tuesday will... Read more
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The Age
Canberra Now: News in 90 seconds for September 11, 2017to be the best day of the week, with a top of 23. Here's the news you need to
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
to be the best day of the week, with a top of 23. Here's the news you need to start the day: Panel to consider bid for a Victoria Cross Vietnam veteran Ian Reid. Photo: Dion Georgopoulos A Defence tribunal sitting in Canberra on Tuesday will... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Nearly 50 years after Vietnam heroism, Ian Reid considered for Victoria CrossDefence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal sitting in Canberra will be asked t
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal sitting in Canberra will be asked to award him Australia's highest honour, the Victoria Cross. Mr Reid, who lives in Brisbane, will be one of four witnesses at the hearing. "Although it has been 47... Read more
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The Border Mail
Nearly 50 years after Vietnam heroism, Ian Reid considered for Victoria CrossIan Reid is a candidate for a Victoria Cross serving in Veitnam as a rifleman a
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Ian Reid is a candidate for a Victoria Cross serving in Veitnam as a rifleman and medical officer, aiding a fellow soldier shielding them in the line of fire for 39 minutes. Photo: Dion Georgopoulos Just how Ian Reid wasn't killed in a paddy field... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Nearly 50 years after Vietnam heroism, Ian Reid considered for Victoria CrossDefence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal sitting in Canberra will be asked t
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal sitting in Canberra will be asked to award him Australia's highest honour, the Victoria Cross. Mr Reid, who lives in Brisbane, will be one of four witnesses at the hearing. "Although it has been 47... Read more
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The Courier
Nearly 50 years after Vietnam heroism, Ian Reid considered for Victoria CrossDefence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal sitting in Canberra will be asked t
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal sitting in Canberra will be asked to award him Australia's highest honour, the Victoria Cross. Mr Reid, who lives in Brisbane, will be one of four witnesses at the hearing. "Although it has been 47... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Nearly 50 years after Vietnam heroism, Ian Reid considered for Victoria CrossDefence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal sitting in Canberra will be asked t
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 days ago
Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal sitting in Canberra will be asked to award him Australia's highest honour, the Victoria Cross. Mr Reid, who lives in Brisbane, will be one of four witnesses at the hearing. "Although it has been 47... Read more
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