Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

30/7/2007

Medals for veterans of forgotten war

VETERANS OF one of Britain’s bloodiest conflicts were yesterday rewarded for their sacrifices more than 50 years after the event.

Soldiers who fought a guerrilla campaign in the jungles of Malaya against communist insurgents were presented with medals specially commissioned by a grateful Malaysian government.

Some 125 medals were awarded at a special ceremony at the barracks at Berwick-upon-Tweed. for more click here

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