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Jul 18, 2023

QRs reveal Shotton VC's story

A memorial garden in Shotton, Flintshire, commemorates local man Henry Weale, awarded the Victoria Cross after his heroism in 1918 in clearing out a German machine-gun post, despite his Lewis gun failing. Now QR codes have been ...

placed in the garden so that anyone can read about his wartime service and how he struggled, like many others who served, with re-adjusting to civilian life. To see our information about him, use your smartphone to scan the QR codes, or click here