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Just an Inch of Ribbon

The DCM League and the Frontiersmen.. The Distinguished Conduct Medal, awarded to other ranks between 1854 and 1993 was regarded as second only to the Victoria Cross. It was replaced in 1993 by the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross, awarded to all … Continue reading

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The Frontiersman who wrote to the King

“I’ve lost a good friend,” said a Frontiersman to one of the Padres officiating at the funeral of Henry Cecil Edwards-Carter on January 31st 1934. His coffin draped with the Union Flag was borne on the shoulders of eight Frontiersmen … Continue reading

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