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VC winners commemorated in home towns

Each World War I Victoria Cross recipient in Britain will have a stone laid in his or her home town as part of the World War 1 Centenary commemorations in 2014. In Nantwich, Cheshire, for example, second lieutenant Stanley Henry … Continue reading

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Islington memorial to Finsbury Rifles – 11th London Regiment

Just south of Angel Underground station in Islington is the Finsbury war memorial. Depicting a winged victory, who looks somehow 1920s in dress and shape, holding a laurel wreath, it has four panels at its base. One of these depicts … Continue reading

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