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Frederick Birks VC, MM

Frederick Birks (31/08/1894 – 21/09/1917) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 21 September 1917 during the Battle of Menin Road.  The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 6 November 1917, Supplement: 30372  Page: 11568 reads: “His Majesty The … Continue reading

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Harry Blanshard Wood VC, MM

Harry Blanshard Wood (21/06/1882-15/08/1924) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 13 December 1918, Supplement: 31067, Page: 14777, reads: “No. 16444 Cpl. (L./Sjt.) Harry Blanshard Wood. MM., 2nd … Continue reading

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Spencer John Bent VC, MM

Spencer John Bent (18/03/1891 – 03/05/1977) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the First World War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 8 December 1914, Supplement: 29001, Page: 10533, reads: “No. 8581, Drummer Spencer Jonn Bent, 1st … Continue reading

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Arthur Cross VC. MM.

Arthur Henry Cross (13/12/1884 – 23/11/1965) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 25 March 1918 at  Ervillers, France. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 31 May 1918, Supplement: 30726, Page: 6572, reads: “No. 62990 Pte. (A./L./Cpl.) Arthur Henry … Continue reading

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Caitlyn Makes a New Friend

Alison was enjoying her day, it was a Saturday and she was looking for Caitlyn so that they could have a game together. She didn’t have far to look before she bumped into Caitlyn who was carrying Godzilla and looking … Continue reading

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