Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

31/10/2011

Thieves desecrating memorials to our war heroes every other day as metal plaques and statues are being sold for scrap

Thefts from war memorials have more than doubled since last year, with vandals now targeting them at the rate of one every two days. Campaigners warn action must be taken to prevent the alarming rise, as scores of monuments across the country are being stripped of metal plaques and statues, before being sold as scrap. Built to preserve the memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country, there are an estimated 100,000 memorials in Britain. for more click here

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