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Reunion reception for Victoria Cross and George Cross Association holders at St James’s Palace

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall pose for a formal photograph at a reunion reception for Victoria Cross and George Cross Association holders at St James’s Palace on September 9, 2008 in London, England

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Joanna Lumley’s one-woman crusade

THIS week Joanna Lumley is campaigning for the Gurkhas. After trying to free Tibet, save the orangutan, help the elderly and end animal cruelty, why has the actress become a one-woman protest pin-up?

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Gurkha, 87, who won the VC returns war medals to Downing Street after being refused free hospital care

A Gurkha awarded the highest military award for gallantry in the face of the enemy was at the forefront of a demonstration today to promote the rights of more than 2,000 of the soldiers to stay in Britain.

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Lieutenant Tul Bahadur Pun, VC

Lieutenant Tul Bahadur Pun, who died on April 20 aged 88, won the Victoria Cross while serving with the Second Chindit Expedition in Burma in 1944.

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