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Memorial details

Memorial type
Cross
District
Solihull
Town
Knowle
County
West Midlands
Country
England
Commemoration
Afghanistan (2001-2014)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
84011

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Current location

In the Soldiers Chapel
Knowle Parish Church
1717 High Street
Knowle
Solihull
West Midlands
B93 0LN
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 18222 76733
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A Trench art Cross made from spent brass ammunition cases, an RLC badge is mounted on black in the middle of the crossbar. The main body is engraved with the Corp badge, dedication and trade badge. There is a framed In Memorium information document beside the cross.
Inscription
Cross: (Royal Logistic Corps badge)/ IN MEMORY OF/ SSGT BRETT GEORGE LINLEY GM/ 17th JULY 2010/ WE WILL REMEMBER HIM/ (RLC Ammunition Technician Badge)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Linley, Brett George
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Commemorations
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Unit, rank, forenames, surname, date of death
    Order of information: Unit, rank, forenames, surname, decoration, date of death
Components
  • Cross
    Measurements: height 800, width 300
    Materials: Brass
Listing information
Condition
History
On 24th May 2011 his parents came to Knowle Parish Church where it was placed in the Soldiers Chapel. On 11th February 2011 the cross was presented to his parents at a Dedication Service at Didcott Barracks in the presence of Prince Charles, from that date it was displayed at the base of the 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Knowle Parish Church

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