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Latest tributes to Lewis Collins after The Professionals star loses cancer fight

The Professionals. My fav TV show as a teenager! Doyle on the left (the lovely Martin Shaw) and Bodie on the right (Lewis Collins - my all time favourite teenage crush!) Sigh.

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from The Sun

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Gold medal-winning Heptathlete Jessica Ennis - because wow! #JessicaEnnis #Heptathlete #DinnerCompanions

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Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence, in the uniform of the 10th Hussars…

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Anne Boleyn. Lucy Churchill's reconstruction of the 'Moost Happi anno 1534' medal. The original lead prototype medal is in the British Museum, and is the only undisputed lifetime portrait of Anne Boleyn still in existence. Read: http://lucychurchill.wordpress.com/2012/05/14/the-moost-happi-portrait-of-anne-boleyn-a-rec/

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British World War I: 1914 Mons Star. The majority of recipients were officers and men of the pre-war British army, specifically the British Expeditionary Force (the Old Contemptibles), who landed in France soon after the outbreak of the War and who took part in the Retreat from Mons (hence the nickname 'Mons Star'). 365,622 were awarded in total.

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Colour Sergeant William McGregor, 1st Battalion Scots Fusilier Guards, July 1856. He was wounded during the Battle at the River Alma on 20th September 1854 and wears both the British Crimea and the Order of the Medjidie Turkish medals.

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