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Medal News

D-Day memorial

/ Phil Mussell

Next year will see a memorial unveiled near "Gold" Beach in Normandy that will include the 22,500 names of those who lost their lives while serving under British command between June 5 and August 31 1944.. A database of those who are to be included on the memorial is now available and we urge...

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RAF 100

/ Phil Mussell

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Reach for the skies APRIL 1, 2018 marks the centenary of the formation of the Royal Air Force with the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps (the Army’s aerial force) and the Royal Naval Air Service (the Naval equivalent)—making the RAF the oldest independent air force in the world. The...

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Musings on the market

/ Phil Mussell

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A rookie mistake SINCE last year when I announced that I was selling my collection, both in order to finance a big purchase and to start a new theme, I have been inundated with questions about my decision and about the sale itself and now that collection has, mostly, gone under the hammer, I...

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From Waterloo to Walmer Castle

/ Alyson Thomas

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Backwards facing THIS month’s News and Views features the story of Chips, the husky-crossbreed awarded the latest Dickin Medal by the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA). The “Animal VC” (yes we know it’s not actuallythe same as a Victoria Cross but it is the highest award for gallantry...

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Stop Thief

/ Phil Mussell

Stolen from a home in West Norwood early in the New Year: Diamond Jubilee Medal and Afghanistan Medal named to LT RP Fielden RA Crime ref: 1238372/17 Information to the Metropolitan Police Brixton via 101 or the MEDAL NEWS office

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Recognition for Bravery

/ Alyson Thomas

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Looking ahead AFTER much fevered speculation (OK, it wasn’t that fevered but questions were being asked) the Orders and Medals Research Society (OMRS) have announced that the 2018 Convention will take place in the East Midlands City of Nottingham. Convention moved out of London in 2016 and has...

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