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The Man Behind the Medals  In this blog series, SOFO Museum’s Research volunteers look at the stories behind some of the medal sets in the museum’s collection, from those that can be seen on a visit in our dedicated Medals display to some of those that are still tucked away in the archive. As this week’s blog fell on the anniversary of the action that saw Alfred Wilcox awarded the Victoria Cross…

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The Lowestoft Journal published an article on 29th March 2022 covering the story of a unique photographic collection with historical connections to a tragic drowning of a number of Sea Scouts that had “come home” to a local Air Scout troop that had won bidding when the photos went to auction. The tragic events of June 1, 1914 saw three Sea Scouts, their two Scout Masters and a naval instructor drown when…

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