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Stories for December 9th 2001

  • Sunday, December 9th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    Hunter-Christie Prize for Anna Luxton

    This year's recipient of the Bill Hunter-Christie Memorial Prize, for an outstanding Falklands overseas student is Miss Anna Luxton of Stanley. Her prize -- a clinical medical book and an almanac - was presented to her by his widow, Mrs Merle Christie. Twenty-year old Anna is studying physiotherapy at Brunel University in London, after gaining outstanding A level results at Peter Symonds' College

  • Sunday, December 9th 2001 - 20:00 UTC

    RAF Chief at Battle Day Ceremony

    On a wintry but sunny morning, the traditional Battle Day Act of Remembrance in London took place at the Cenotaph in Whitehall on the exact anniversary of the day the battle took place in 1914 -- on 8th December. Police halted the traffic as members of the Falkland Islands Association stood in silence as wreaths were laid first by Air Chief Marshal Sir Peter Squire, GCB,DFC,AFC,ADC, Dsc, who led low-level Harrier attacks on the Argentines in the 1982 Conflict and is now head of the RAF as Chief of Air Staff.