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April 2014's News

Posthumous Dickin Medal Awarded

The PDSA's Dickin Medal - the award popularly known as the "Animal VC" is to be awarded posthumously to Sasha a four year old Labrador, trained to detect explosives, who was killed, along with her handler l/Cpl Kenneth Rowe in a Taliban attack in 2008. Sasha was attached to the 2nd Battalion the… Read more or leave comments Posted on Tues, 29 April 2014 by Phil Mussell
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Staffordshire Regimental Museum Stolen Medals

As per page 8 of this month's MEDAL NEWS here is the list of Staffordshire Regimental Medals that were stolen some 40 years ago.... John Raynor, 38th, 1 MGS with Corunna, Salamanca; Wm Clarke, 38th, 1 MGS with Busaco, Badajoz, St Sebastian; J Clarke, 38th, 1 Army of India with… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 28 April 2014 by Phil Mussell
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Valour in Tibet

Valour in Tibet Memories and medals I WATCHED The Great Escape again recently—it really is a fantastic film; along with A Bridge Too Far, The Battle of Britain, The Longest Day, The Wooden Horse, Bridge Over the River Kwai, Escape from Colditz and myriad others, it was a film I would watch with my sons on long… Read more or leave comments Posted on Thurs, 24 April 2014 by Alyson Thomas
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