Dedication of new Benfleet War Memorial

19th October 2006

A new war memorial was dedicated “In remembrance of those who fell in other conflicts.”

The dedication was attended by local dignitaries, Council officials and war veterans with the┬álocal British Legion standards on parade.┬áThe Minister for Veterans, Derek Twigg MP, unveiled the memorial and described the memorial as a “fitting tribute” to those who had lost their lives.

Ready to unveil
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Derek Twigg MP, Minister for Veterans unveils the new Memorial.
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The Blessing of the Memorial
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Wreath laying
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The new Memorial
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The British Legion and their banners
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After the ceremony
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