1940s Britain full agreement has been reached between the British Legion and the
Full agreement has been reached between the British Legion and the Australian Returning Soldiers League on a long-term joint migration scheme.
Under the scheme, more than 1000 sub-branches of the Australian body will find jobs and accommodation for British ex-Servicemen, who will then be nominated by Legion Branches.
The first group of British ex-servicemen with their families, left Euston this morning for Liverpool for their journey to Australia.
Photo shows Four year old twins amongst the migrants, 4-year old Caroline and Anne Sutling, of Romford, Essex wave goodbye as they leave with their parents on the RSL Somersetshire boat-train.
22nd August 1949
A radiant Miss Althea Gibson who became tennis champion by winning the ladies lawn
A radiant Miss Althea Gibson who became tennis champion by winning the ladies lawn tennis championship at Wimbledon in July 1957 waves from an open car during the parade up Broadway which was New York's official tribute on her return.
14th July 1957
Celebration, Convertible, Crowds, Excited, Smiling, Sport, Streamers, Waving
Presentation of the Imperial Service Medal in Dartford, Kent. The medals are presented
Presentation of the Imperial Service Medal in Dartford, Kent. The medals are presented to civil servants who complete 25 years of service.
Amongst those in the photo are : Mr Albert Edward Summers ; Alderman E R Blackman J P, the Mayor ; Mr F C Swain, Postmaster ; Mr Summers and Mr T E Heron who all also received the medal.
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