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March 2013's News

Posthumous VC

Posthumous VC Man or medal? THERE has been a debate on-line recently about medals vs men and what we as collectors should be researching and how we should be doing it. This is nothing new, it is a subject that has been brought up in conversations at medal fairs and medal clubs around the country on a regular… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 28 March 2013 by Alyson Thomas
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VC for Afghanistan

VC for Afghanistan L/Cpl James Ashworth of the 1 Battalion Grenadier Guards who was killed in June 2012 whilst on a reconnaissance patrol in Afghanistan has been awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross. Speaking at the time of L/Cpl Ashworth's death his commanding officer said "He was killed while fighting his way… Read more or leave comments Posted on Sat, 16 March 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Britain's Greatest

Britain's Greatest Getting stuck in THIS month’s comment is, I am afraid, a shameless plug for Britannia—the UK’s only purist medal fair held twice a year at the Victory Services Club, Seymour Street, London, and with the next one coming up on Sunday, March 17, what better time to plug it than the March issue? Now,… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 6 March 2013 by Alyson Thomas
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Bomber Command Clasp and Arctic Star - criteria

The MOD has announced the following as criteria for the new awards (taken from www.veterans-uk.info) Bomber Command Clasp to the 1939-45 Star A Clasp to the 1939-45 Star is granted to the aircrew of Bomber Command who served for at least sixty days, or completed a tour of operations, on a… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 5 March 2013 by Phil Mussell
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Stratford on Sunday!

Don't forget the first Stratford Upon Avon Medal and Militaria show of 2013 takes place this Sunday (March 10). We love going to Stratford, the town is lovely and well worth a visit and Mark Carter's show, held at the Leisure centre right in the centre of town isn't too shabby either! And yes it's… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 5 March 2013 by Phil Mussell
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DNW Date Change

To avoid a clash with the Bonhams sale on Wednesday March 27 the DNW two day medal sale has now been moved to Monday March 25 and Tuesday March 26 - that will make for an impressive three days in the capital! Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 4 March 2013 by Phil Mussell
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