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British Empire Medal for Jacky Duminy, Mayor of Ors

November 19th 2014    Category: General

Jacky Duminy, Mayor of Ors, is to receive the British Empire Medal for his role in keeping the memory of Wilfred Owen alive.

Wilfred Owen is buried in a British military section of the communal Ors cemetery, close to the canal where he was killed in action on November 4th 1918.  Each year the people of Ors commemorate Owen on the anniversary of his death.

More on the Shropshire Star website (11/11/2014)

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