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I have one of these documents in my possesion. It relates to my great grandfather who served in the royal vetenary corps in the british army during WW1 and apprently saved a group of horses under heavy cannon fire. I have the original document still in the original frame dated March 1919.

I telephoned a very well known London auction house and they stated that they have had many enquiries regarding the "signed" mentioned in dispatches and unfortunately they are a reprint.

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