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The great Apia Hurricane

The great Apia Hurricane Got to stop somewhere FOLLOWING last month’s new item on George “Johnny” Johnson, DFM, and the on-line petition started by Carol Vorderman and the Sun newspaper to award the Dambuster a knighthood (“News and Views”, March 2017, page 6) our attention was drawn to another medal-related petition, in… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 4 April 2017 by John Mussell
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Stop Thief

Stolen in a burglary in Willand, Devon on Wednesday March15, a group comprising the UN Kosovo medal, Iraq Medal 2003 (with clasp), Afghanistan Service Medal, Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the army Long Service and Good Conduct medal. Named to 25063097 Tpr/LCPL Collingwood RAC 2RTR/SCOTS DG.… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 22 March 2017 by Phil Mussell
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Railways VC Heroes

Railways VC Heroes It’s an honour, or should be FOR most of us the antics of a tattooed soccer player with an odd sartorial style and a penchant for strange haircuts would be of little interest, but the recently-leaked emails from David Beckham to his publicist that appeared plastered across various websites and… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 27 February 2017 by John Mussell
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Stop Thief

Stolen in a Burglary on Christmas Day 2016 from Chilvers Cotton Vicarage in Nuneaton (I mean come on who burgles a Vicarage on Christmas Day? Really? Shame on you) RAF Long Service and Good Conduct to 8129120J Fg Offr F Seldon. Any Info dial 101 with Crime reference 23N5/4689ZU/16 Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 24 February 2017 by Phil Mussell
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Malta Police

Malta Police The personal touch IT IS with sadness that we hear of the passing of Phil Burman (see “News and Views”, page 6) one of the “Old Guard” of the medal hobby—a familiar face to those of us who have attended medal shows in the past few decades and a true gentleman in the best possible sense of the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 2 February 2017 by John Mussell
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Our new website

We are in the process of developing a new look website and we would like your opinion on how it should look. Is there anything about this site you don't like? Anything you think is great? Anything you'd like to see less of? More of? Do you like the colours? Is it functional? Easy to use? Let us… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 29 November 2016 by Phil Mussell
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Disaster at Scapa Flow

Disaster at Scapa Flow Remembering today BY the very fact that you are reading MEDAL NEWS I feel safe in assuming that you are a collector, a researcher or just someone who is interested in medals and the men and women to whom they were awarded. You may be interested in this hobby of ours because of your desire to know… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 28 November 2016 by John Mussell
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