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Season's Greetings

/ Phil Mussell

We'd like to wish all of our customers and readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Looking forward to seeing you in 2019!

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The Red Baron

/ Phil Mussell

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Colouring the past FOR those of you who don’t know the song “Green Fields of France” (originally written by Australian Eric Bogle but made famous by Irish band Davey Arthur and the Fureys), I urge you to listen to it and its lyrics if you can. It is written from the perspective of a traveller...

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Stop thief

/ Phil Mussell

MEDALS STOLEN IN SIDMOUTH DEVON OCTOBER 2018 The following medal group was taken from a private residence in Sidmouth Devon in October 2018. MBE (1 st type) DCM (awarded 1901) Kings Police Medal for Gallantry (awarded 1913) Queens South Africa Medal with 3 Clasps Kings South...

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100 Years on: We Will Remember Them

/ Phil Mussell

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We will remember them AS WE go to press we learn that Cambridge University Students’ Union has voted down a proposal to promote this year’s Remembrance Day commemorations, believing that to do so would be to somehow glorify war. Apparently some wonderfully right-on student “activist” instead put...

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Royal Award

/ Karen Needs

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The medal not the man? IN last month’s “News and Views” we announced that Worcestershire Medal Services had recently won the contract to produce the UK’s medals. What was particularly interesting about that story was the contract includes the production of historical medals too, not just the...

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Man for the job

/ Phil Mussell

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Convention Call HAVING recently returned from Denver and the annual Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) Convention, I would like to use this month’s comment as an appeal. To be honest OMSA was not a great success this year. It was wonderful to see so many old friends and the social...

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Stop Thief

/ Phil Mussell

We have been informed of the theft of the medals of a former member of the R.E.M.E. The theft took place in Derby from his home in May 2018, Afghanistan medal medal issued to 30062968 Cpl A. Bloomer R.E.M.E and his UN Cyprus medal and other related items. Any information please contact PC Paul...

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