Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy


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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