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About theabandonedsoldier

I was commissioned by the BBC for a documentary to highlight the problems faced by many of our service men and women who once they leave the forces often find themselves abandoned by the country they served.

The Official Abandoned Soldier Website Is Currently Unavailable – Cheers Webmania!!

The official The Abandoned Soldier website is currently down. This is due to the current web hosting WEBMANIA making life difficult for us to transfer the domain to another provider. They have now been threatened with legal action and trading … Continue reading

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TAS On TV

Need an impressive backdrop for the opening of the 6 Nations coverage? Look no further than TAS in Cardiff Castle Firing Line Museum. While we appreciate several seconds of National media coverage from the BBC, it would be nice if … Continue reading

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The progress of; ‘The Abandoned Soldier, Reflections of War’.

On the 6th November 2010, ‘The Abandoned Soldier, Reflections of War’, was launched at The National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas in Staffordshire. The Readings were carried out in The Millennium Chapel and was attended by approximately 60 people. A selection … Continue reading

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Messages of support in favour of TAS

Mark Christmas, Mid Wales. What more need I say? Cathy McMichael cathy mcmichael bristol I support this groups aims because I think it important to raise awareness of PTSD and I can’t think of a better way to do it … Continue reading

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TAS has 10 days left at the National Memorial Arboretum.

We have been asked by the National Memorial Arboretum to remove TAS by the 26th of November.  If you havent already seen it but plan a visit, please do so within the next few days.  

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TAS in the Independent On Sunday

The Project are thrilled that a national newpspaper has run a story on TAS. Today we featured in the Independent On Sunday  (see also online version). The story also featured quotes from Daniel Twiddy who TAS is modelled on. We … Continue reading

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Book launch – 6th November

The book launch of Mark Christmas’s book of poetry was held at the NMA on the 6th of November. Amongst the people to who attended was Yorkie Malone, one of the original “Abandoned Soldiers” from the BBC documentary, The Battle … Continue reading

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