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Independence Day Fire Service and Home Guard & Civil Defence Medals Announced

67 personnel have been awarded Fire Service Medals on the occasion of the Independence Day this year.  President’s Fire Service Medal for Gallantry have been awarded to 04 personnel, Fire Service Medal for Gallantry have been awarded to 04 personnel, President’s Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service to 10 personnel and Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Service to 49 personnel. 85 more words


Leather Other Services Water Bottle Carrier

Back in 2014 we considered the webbing Other Services Water bottle Carrier (here), we mentioned then that this carrier replaced an earlier leather example. 298 more words

British Army

The House at Sea's End by Elly Griffiths

Dr Ruth Galloway is, once again, needed when the bodies of six men are discovered by archaeologists during an investigation into coastal erosion on the Norfolk coast. 252 more words


Went the Day Well

Made at the height of World War Two, Went the Day Well is a British film that deserves revisiting from time to time. What probably started as an Ealing film destined as much for propaganda as entertainment, has become recognised- after a long period of critical neglect – as one of the finest war films made during the conflict itself. 886 more words

Home Guard

Back Row – Ted Cox, …Staddon, Dover man, unknown, Charlie Haynes, Albert Cox, Edward Payne, John Darrington, Fred Darrington, Fred Odell, Archie Cox

3rd Row – Charlie Allen, Ken Keightley, Charlie Dickens, Percy Philpot, Dover man, Maurice Darrington, Bobby Paxton, William Ruff, Jack Wilson, Arthur Wheeler… 88 more words