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People's Dispensary For Sick Animals - PDSA Dickin Medal
... Maria Dickin instituted the Dickin Medal in 1943 to acknowledges outstanding acts of bravery by animals serving with the Armed Forces or Civil Defence units ...
Sadie (dog) - Dickin Medal
... For her actions, Sadie was awarded the Dickin Medal ... Sadie's Dickin Award citation reads as follows "Sadie gave a positive indication near a concrete blast wall and multinational personnel were moved to a safe distance ... of the PDSA, said of Sadie's award "The Dickin Medal is the highest award any animal can receive for bravery in the line of duty and Sadie is a very worthy recipient", while a Ministry of ...
Mike Dickin
... Mike Dickin (28 September 1943 – 18 December 2006), was a late-night host on the British radio station talkSPORT ... Dickin used to present the 1am to 6am slot at weekends on Talk Radio UK from 1995 to 2001 ... Starting out as a musician in the 1960s, Dickin was a bass player and singer who found he preferred playing records to making them when he joined the BBC in 1970 as the first presenter on ...