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Nick Hallidie is awarded an MBE

25 Dec '20

Many congratulations to Major Nick Hallidie, who has been awarded an MBE in the Queens Birthdays Honours list of 2020. He has been the driving force of the Friends of the British Cemetery, Elvas since its inception in 1996 and has been the Chairman ever since.

Nick has worked tirelessly as a volunteer to raise funds to restore not only the beautiful cemetery in Elvas, but also the chapel of Sao Joao da Corujeira and his efforts, together with those of many others, have brought together communities in Portugal, Spain, Great Britain and Ireland.

An interview with Nick by Agência Lusa - the largest news agency in Portugal - has been published in the Portuguese media, including the Diário de Notícias newspaper. Read the full interview here