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Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:03 pm
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Used to be called The Moonraker. I haven't been in for a very long time but it was one of my old stamping grounds years ago. Happy days!

Fri Nov 07, 2014 6:46 pm
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I'm looking forward to this! Thank you Sheldon for all your hard work.

Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:39 pm
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What a wonderful ceremony and such marvellous weather! So pleased to see such a good turnout and everyone made so welcome. A fitting tribute to a brave man.

Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:52 am
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Please let us know when it is rescheduled Colin. I was unable to attend on the planned date but may be able to come in the future

Tue Apr 24, 2012 10:03 am
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If ever they do remake Zulu I hope they include the brave dog (whatever his name was) as he doesn't often get a mention.

Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:23 am
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Does anyone know if there is to be some sort of service? I should love to know as I am from Cwmbran and my father, when a youngster, knew John Fielding and was very proud of that.

Wed Jan 18, 2012 11:49 am
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I'm afraid I shan't be there Colin but I will think of you both and also my Father, who knew John Fielding and lived near him in Cwmbran.

Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:57 am
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Hi everyone,
I was browsing through the magazines in the local newsagents and picked up the January BBC History magazine. Inside I found an article on Rorke's Drift by Dominic Sandbrook. It is the l ...

Thu Oct 20, 2011 10:17 am
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Thank you for the information Martin

Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:47 am
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I'm not certain how Rob's talks are organised. My cousin is interested in trying to book him in the future for a talk in his village hall in Lincolnshire so I'll let you know if I hear anything. Glad ...

Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:52 am
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Hi Ciscokid, I am sure you'll enjoy it, do let me know how it goes.

Fri Oct 07, 2011 11:28 am
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Along with my equally fervent Welsh cousin, I went to Horkstow in Lincolnshire to hear Rob deliver a talk on Rorke's Drift. He held an audience spellbound for over an hour without props other than a f ...

Wed Feb 09, 2011 11:30 am
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Hi everyone,
I shall certainly try and see the Messenger after your interesting posts, it sounds like my kind of war film - not many are. Mel, I agree with your comment about the Magnificent Seven b ...

Mon Feb 07, 2011 12:03 pm
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Hi everyone,
How about 'I am sad to see so many brides who may soon be widows.'? An anti-war statement and one which acknowledges the effect of war on the families and wider society.
Best Wishes,
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Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:51 am
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Hi everyone,

I know it's a while ago but was 'Running the Gauntlet' ever reprinted? I am particularly interested in Mossop's horse Warrior and would be grateful for any information about him.
Man ...
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