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Manx Aviation and Military Museum director made MBE

Future hopes to expand museum

Bringing people back to life after a hundred years is so satisfying, according to newly-made MBE Ivor Ramsden.

Government House announced the honour earlier this week, which says: 'for more than 25 years, Mr Ramsden has made an outstanding contribution to the social and military history of Manx people by establishing, in his spare time, the Manx Aviation and Military Museum'.

Fit to burst with more than 9,000 items, Ivor is looking for funding to expand the property to include a lecture room for schoolchildren.

He says this labour of love is his way of saying thank you to those who came before us:

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