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Alfred Joseph Knight VC. MBE

Alfred Joseph Knight (24/08/1888 – 04/12/1960 was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions at Alberta Section, Ypres, Belgium, during the First World War. The Citation, recorded in the London Gazette of 6 November 1917, Supplement: 30372, Page: 11568, reads: “No. 370995 Sjt. Alfred … Continue reading

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Sutton Coldfield War Memorial

Sutton Coldfield War Memorial may be found at Google Earth co-ordinates 52.566082°, -1.824315°. It stands on a traffic circle close to the town hall and is a very impressive memorial. It was unveiled on 01 November 1922, and consists of … Continue reading

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