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August 2010's News

Rare Civilian Awards

Gavin John Miller and Dean Seaward are the latest civilian recipients of the Queen’s Gallantry Medal. Miller received the award for rescuing a fire fighting colleague from a burning building on November 1, 2003. While attending a fire at an hotel, a fireman fell through the roof of the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 20 August 2010 by Carol
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Important postal auction

City Coins of South Africa have advised us of an important postal auction they have coming up which was unfortunately too late to include in the Medal News August issue. Their Auction no 60 offers no less than 30 lots of decorations and more than 100 lots of single campaign medals. Don't miss this… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 4 August 2010 by Carol
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More medals...

According to the MOD website many more Iraq and Afghanistan medals are about to be awarded.... The reason is a change to the qualifying criteria - formerly 30 days continuous service this has now been changed to 45 days aggregate service. These changes will be backdated to the start of each… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 4 August 2010 by Phil Mussell
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Outstanding result

Outstanding result Courage under fire THIS month’s “Letters to the Editor” sees a letter from Richard Leach who feels rather strongly about the inclusion of a Victoria Cross within the honours systems of Australia, Canada and New Zealand. He feels so strongly that they shouldn’t exist (he refers to them as “bogus”)… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 3 August 2010 by Phil Mussell
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