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July 2009's News

The Last Tommy - Harry Patch RIP

It is with great sdaness that we learn of the death, at 111, of Harry Patch, former private in the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, last survivor of the terrible trench warfare of World War I. Harry took part in the third Battle of Ypres in 1917 (better known as Paschendale) and was invalided… Read more or leave comments Posted on Mon, 27 July 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Brand New Krause now available!

Brand New Krause now available! The latest edition of the Krause Standard catalog (sic) of World Coins 1901-2000 is now available! This essential reference once again comes with the complete book on DVD and is an absolute must for 20th century collecors - order your copy from our on-line shop today!! Read more or leave comments Posted on Fri, 3 July 2009 by Phil Mussell
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"Elizabeth Cross" announced

"Elizabeth Cross" announced A new "medal" akin to the Canadian and New Zealand Memorial Crosses has been announced. The "Elizabeth Cross", looking very much like the Memorial Crosses is the first medal for 60 years to bear the name of the reigning Monarch and will be given to the families and next of kin of all those killed… Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 1 July 2009 by Phil Mussell
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More on the 20p....

Well apparently they're selling for well over £7,000 now......www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1196644/Rare-20p-coin-sells-7-100-eBay-thats-35-500-times-face-value.html Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 1 July 2009 by Phil Mussell
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Pte J Barry

If anyone has any information on the medals of 19932 Pte J Barry of the South Lancashire Regiment please contact the Medal News office on 01404 46972 Read more or leave comments Posted on Wed, 1 July 2009 by Phil Mussell
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