British Centenary plans to honour Victoria Cross recipients changed to include foreign born winners

Posted on centenarynews.com on 25 September 2013
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The Telegraph reports that plans to honour First World War Victoria Cross recipients during the Centenary - announced by the British Government in August 2013 - have been revised to now include those born overseas and were awarded the VC.

Under original plans, those who were born overseas, but served in the British military and received a VC would not have been honoured with a Centenary paving stone.

To read the full article, visit The Telegraph website here.

Date of article publication: 25/09/2013

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