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Month: March 2013

Jean Baptiste Arthur Brillant VC MC

Posted on 28th March 2013 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

Jean Baptiste Arthur Brillant VC MC We hear about the bravery of men awarded the Victoria Cross. It is a bravery that crosses time zones and war zones - with the latest posthumous award to Lance Corporal James Ashworth, 23 who was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan. This is the story of one such brave soldier. A young Canadian who fought so bravely and died in France in 1918.

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Joseph Coulson - An Unsung Hero of The Somme

Posted on 13th March 2013 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

Joseph Coulson  - An Unsung Hero of The Somme We feel greatly honoured to have been in touch with Claire McLeod whose Great Grandfather was Joseph Coulson who so bravely fought in the fields overlooking No.fifty6. Claire has allowed us to publish her Great Grandfather’s story here.

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