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101-year-old honoured by Russian Government

101-year-old Joe Rawlings, from Carlisle, has been honoured by the Russian Government by being awarded the Ushakov Medal for courage and bravery.

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Second World War Veteran receives Ushakov Medal

101-year-old Joe Rawlings from Carlisle has been honoured by the Russian Government by being awarded the Ushakov Medal for courage and bravery.

Joe served in the Royal Navy on an escort carrier, protecting merchant ships on the infamous Arctic Convoys during the Second World War.

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