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October 2003's News

George Cross awarded

The following is taken from the Ministry of Defence website regarding teh award of medals, nonours and decorations for the war in Iraq (www.operations.mod.uk/telic/op_honours_31oct.htm) "It was announced on 31 October 2003 that the George Cross, which along with the Victoria Cross is the nation's… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 31 October 2003 by Phil Mussell
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Honours and awards for Iraq

The MOD has announced a number of Awards for Operation Telic - the war in Iraq. They include a George Cross for saving life during a "friendly fire" incident, a KBE, 5 CBEs, 7 DSos, 2 CGCs, 2 AFCs, 1 DSC and numerous MCs, DFCs - the full list can be found at the following website: … Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 31 October 2003 by Phil Mussell
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Auction postponement

Due to unforeseen circumstances Andrew Hartley Auctioneers have had to postpone their December 3rd sale as advertised in COIN NEWS November. They are hoping to re-shedule early in 2004 and we will let readers know of that new date as soon as possible. Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 24 October 2003 by Phil Mussell
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November in London

After a one show break the MEDAL NEWS team will once again have a stand at the Brittania Show to be held at the Victory Services Club near Marble Arch on November 30. As well as the magazine we'll also have copies of the MEDAL YEARBOOK 2004 and you'll be able to place an order for one of our… Read more or leave comments Posted on Sat, 18 October 2003 by Phil Mussell
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Heroes of the Albert Medal

Created by Royal Warrant in 1866, originally for saving life at sea, the Albert Medal is often thought of as a purely civilian award but of course over the years many from the Army, Navy or Air Force have risked their lives to save others whilst not "in the face of the enemy" and so earned the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 9 October 2003 by Phil Mussell
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