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Richard John Knowlton AM

Richard John Knowlton (11/05/1899 – 24/08/1981) was awarded the Albert medal for participating in the events of 14/09/1917 at Horsea Island, Portsmouth. “He was 18 years old and serving in the Royal Navy when a seaplane collided with a Poulsen … Continue reading

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John Danagher VC

John Danagher (aka John Danaher) (25/06/1860 – 09/01/1919) was serving with Nourse’s Horse (Transvaal) during the first Boer War when he was awarded the Victoria Cross. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 14 March 1882, Issue: 25084, Page: 1130, reads: “Late … Continue reading

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