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The Watch
October 24, 2014

The Watch

A vigil running from sunrise to sunset has opened this year's Poppy Appeal at the Cenotaph. A century on from the outbreak of World War One, the British Legion is calling for a focus on the "future of the living" and the "memory of the fallen". The event was inspired by images from the repatriation of the Unknown Warrior in 1920, when guards kept vigil by the coffin from France to England. It was a very moving occasion and gave the public a real sense of why we c...

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D Day Gunner receives Honoured Citizen Award
October 7, 2014

D Day Gunner receives Honoured Citizen Award

This is Gunner Walter George Soper from the Merseyside branch of the RAA.  He is a D day veteran with his 'Honoured Citizen' award which was presented to him by the Lord Mayor of Liverpool.  It was an award presented to all the remaining D Day veterans from all the forces plus the merchant navy that still live in the City of Liverpool and we are all very proud to know him.

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