Wednesday, November 25, 2009

BBC News - restored war memorial

BBC News - Ceremony honours plant's war dead: "Six servicemen who died during World War II are being commemorated following the discovery of two memorial plaques bearing their names at a cement works.

The war memorial plaques were found at the Lafarge plant in Aberthaw, Vale of Glamorgan, in 2007.

Three of the men had worked at the plant while the others were employed at the former cement works in Rhoose.

Relatives of five of the men are travelling from around the UK to attend a rededication service on Wednesday.

Lafarge staff member Rolly Hughes found the plaques in a disused building and persuaded plant bosses to restore them."


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