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James Kirk VC

James Kirk (27/01/1897 – 04/11/1918) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions in November 1918 during the First World War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 3 January 1919, Supplement: 31108, Page: 307, reads: “2nd Lt. James Kirk, late 10th, … Continue reading

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Walter Mills VC

Walter Mills (22/06/1894 – 11/12/1917) was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Red Dragon Crater near Givenchy, France during the First World War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 12 February 1918, Supplement: 30523, Page: 200, reads: “No. 3T5499 … Continue reading

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Oldham War Memorial, Oldham, Lancs.

This beautiful memorial I found in Oldham, in Town Centre and close to the St Mary’s Church. Its a beautiful memorial but seems out of place opposite a pub with rowdy revellers doing their thing. A large number of men … Continue reading

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