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Description: Whitakers 2016 cover
Print publication date: Sep, 2019
Word count: 2,488
Decorations and Medals
Instituted on 29 January 1856, the Victoria Cross was awarded retrospectively to 1854, the first being held by Lt. C. D. Lucas, RN, for bravery in...
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Decorations and Medals
The George Cross is worn before all other decorations (except the VC) on the left breast (when worn by a woman it may be worn on the left shoulder...
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Decorations and Medals
The Elizabeth Cross consists of a silver cross with a laurel wreath passing between the arms, which bear the floral symbols of England (rose),...
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